Dick Morris targets seniors in health care debate

 

Standing in a medical exam room, a neurosurgeon in a white lab coat stares solemnly into the camera and warns that President Obama's health care plan will hurt our seniors. This ad written by political commentator Dick Morris — one of dozens of health care spots making the rounds — provides a case study in modern American political advocacy. It shows how a quickly assembled group with uncertain origins and funding can make a mark on one of the most contentious public policy debates in memory.