The California Nurses Association bluntly (to put it mildly) pushed its healthcare reform agenda in Iowa newspapers last week.
If he were anyone else, hed probably be dead by now, the unions ads read in bold type beneath an article on the vice presidents recent treatment for an irregular heartbeat. The Oakland, Calif.-based union has a history of attention-grabbing campaigns that do not hesitate to put prominent politicians in the hot seat, as California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger can attest.
Rose Ann DeMoro, the unions executive director, defended the unions latest ad on the Huffington Post policy blog after newspapers reported the vice presidents offices response.