In a move that likely unnerved — and perhaps grossed out — lunch patrons at the high-end Trump International Hotel and Tower restaurant, protesters held a "cough-in" at the New York City eatery against the proposed Obamacare repeal.
It started with one protester — 60-year-old Mark Milano — hacking at the back of the restaurant, the New York Daily News reported.
Soon about 15 others joined "flash mob"-style — and then before you could yell "cover your mouth!" the Central Park West room was filled with the sounds of coughing.
That was soon followed by chanting: "We need Obamacare! Trumpcare makes us sick!"
Anti-Trump protesters did a "cough-in" at one of his restaurants. They love to behave like children. https://t.co/Bh73HynVm3— Napoleon (@Napoleon) 1484671281.0
In cellphone video capturing the Sunday incident, one man was seen grabbing at least two signs from agitators in the hack-filled protest, which the Post said was arranged by Rise and Resist and part of a day of national protest to keep Obamacare alive.
“People are going to die without health care,” 54-year-old Nancy Brody Brooke, a Brooklyn-based artist, told the Daily News.
Conservative actor James Woods caught wind of the stunt Wednesday and, as you might imagine, took issue with its sentiments:
These are the people we voted against. Never forget how important it is that they should remain neutralized forever… https://t.co/6HCUXnzpyr— James Woods (@James Woods) 1484731605.0
"These are the people we voted against," Woods wrote of the protesters. "Never forget how important it is that they should remain neutralized forever."
This story has been updated.