“You have to seize on these opportunities in history to do something big,” said Jacki Schechner, national communications director for Health Care for America Now.
On Tuesday, the health care advocacy group launched a TV advertising campaign prodding the incoming administration and the new Congress to act on health care, even though Obama won’t be inaugurated for two months.
“I’d like to think we’re on the right track, but it doesn’t hurt to poke a little and say, ‘Hey, remember, we’re here,'” Schechner said. “We can’t wait any longer.”
Many of the groups — including those pushing health care expansions — are asking Obama to deliver on campaign promises that he and his aides say he’s intent on keeping.
In case you missed it, here’s the ad again: