Nearly 1,000 turned out this afternoon in the "Belly of the Liberal Beast," San Francisco, to protest Obama's healthcare plan and his attempt to impose a socialist model on the United States.
The participants gathered in Justin Herman Plaza, probably startling remnants of the noontime lunchers streaming back to their high-rise office buildings, as the Tea Partying crowd slowly swelled.
A strictly do-it-yourself event, there was none of the mass-produced signage usually present in large numbers at the more normal for this city, lefty street events. Also absent were the socialist and communist merchandise booths that were arrayed throughout all of San Francisco's anti-war confrontations.
Michael Krantz, at the Huffington Post, struggles to turn all these folks into Nazis, "Who Would Jesus Insure? Tea Party Dispatch From San Francisco."
But Michelle Malkin has the better line, "Nancy Pelosi, Babs Boxer, and Dianne Feinstein cannot be happy campers."