As most of you probably know, yesterday Representatives Michele Bachmann, Steve King and the rest of the Republican caucus, along with Mark Levin and several other conservative celebrities rallied their base against healthcare reform on the Capitol steps.
The Billionaires for Wealthcare showed up; I followed them around for a couple of hours.
These folks have always made me laugh. Their shtick is creative and fun. what I hadn’t thought about is how dicey (meaning borderline – or actually – dangerous) their work can be. In fact, when they finally broke character and went home for the day, I spoke with one of the troupe. He told me that at one of their outtings, he watched one of his performers take a punch to the face.
I put this video together to show you what it can be like in the lion’s den…