Rally Held In New York's Times Square For "TeddyCare"

This Lame rally started shortly after the Funeral for Ted Kennedy

Pre-made signs? Astroturfing?


About a thousand people rallied in Manhattan on Saturday in support of federal health care reform legislation.The event near Times Square began shortly after the funeral for U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, and took-on the feel of a tribute to the liberal leader.

One person carried a sign that said, "TeddyCare for all."U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney told the crowd the bill will lower health care costs for almost everyone. The New York Democrat also invoked Kennedy, saying the senator understood the need for change.Opponents say the legislation will cost too much and diminish the quality of care.

Last week, President Obama took to the airwaves to clear the air about what he does and doesn't want. "A lot of us feel that the federal government is just not equipped for the role – to be getting involved in delivering healthcare services," New York caller Susan said

Grassroots? Not quite...