The importance of cultural tourism in England is astonishing, the level of theater, opera, symphony and dance performance is extraordinary, the museums are crowded and the export of arts of all kinds is thriving.
The Sunlight Foundation is airing its own interactive broadcast of the health summit today with information that many TV channels can't (or won't) share, including how much each participant receives in donations.
It is worth remembering that Glenn Beck is not blocking the passage of a good health care bill. The old and new carny acts of the right aren't undermining the energy legislation or frustrating financial reform. To focus on who and what is standing in the way -- follow the money.