The first hour anyway.

My favorite snippet to listen for:

Thompson:  In all of the bills the public option is mandated to have its costs covered by the premiums paid by the participants.

Heckler:  Who’s going to pay for it?!!!


Here’s a clip of a very productive discussion with Al Franken, captured on Youtube with the following introduction:

I got to witness something really special. About a dozen tea party activists had staked out Franken’s booth, and confronted him loudly when he arrived. But within minutes, he’d turned an unruly crowd into a productive conversation on health care. The discussion went from insurance reform, to the public option, to veterans benefits, to cap and trade. He made a few laugh and even told a touching story that moved a few to tears. A whole lot of common ground was found.