Showing the true American spirit, Senator Ben Nelson and his wife were booed out of an Omaha pizza parlor near his home. Nelson's $100 million Cornhusker Kickback is unpopular with the good people of Nebraska.
Nelson received a $100 million "paycheck" for the Nebraska in exchange for his honor and a vote for the Senate health care plan. Once a very popular politician in the state...not so today:
Other customers started booing. A woman yelled, “Get him the hell out of here!” And the Nelsons and their dining companions beat a hasty retreat.
“It was definitely a scene in there,” said Tom Lewis, a 41-year-old dentist and registered Republican who witnessed the incident.