Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Comes Out Swinging

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas came out swinging Thursday morning against opponents of President Obama's Affordable Care Act.

Speaking at a press conference on the first day of the CareNow LA free medical clinic, a yearly event that he champions, Ridley-Thomas apologized to fellow speakers on the stage before calling out those who have "gotten it twisted" about the new healthcare law.

"I don't mean to deeply politicize this, but I can't help myself, darnit," said Ridley-Thomas before issuing a challenge to those who would repeal federal coverage for