As Barack Obama addresses health care here in Minneapolis, anti-tax "Tea Party" protesters are doing their thing in DC. My colleagues at the Washington Independent are covering it. As I'm typing this, Obama just delivered these fitting words, which offer a good set-up for these photos of the fun back in the capital city:
Of course, what we’ve also seen in these last few months is the same partisan spectacle that has left so many of you disappointed in Washington for so long. Too many have engaged in scare tactics instead of honest debate. Too many have used this as an opportunity to score short-term political points instead of working together to solve a long-term challenge.
Well the time for bickering is over. The time for games has passed. Now is the season for action. Now is the time to deliver on health care.