White House blocks email from single payer advocates Mad As Hell Doctors
The Mad As Hell Doctors left Oregon Sept. 8 on a 26-city road trip en route to Washington, D.C., where they hope to meet with President Barack Obama to lobby for a single-payer, or Medicare for All, plan. Obama hasn't said yes yet, but the White House has started blocking emails of the group's form letters. About 5,000 emails urging Obama to meet with the doctors had been sent at last check, said Dr. Paul Hochfeld, of Corvallis, Ore., who urged rally attendees to send emails from their own addresses.
Obama to "little single payer advocates": La la la I can't hear you!
Look, I can see blocking a humongous spam campaign from; we've got spam blockers ourselves. But blocking an email petitition campaign after a mere 5000 mails? That seems a little over-sensitive. And haven't these clowns ever heard of the First Amendment?
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.