Thursday, October 29, 2009

Health care reform shorts:
What the fight is really about now

So Senator Harry Reid has given Senators a health reform bill to chew on.

Forget noxious Joe Lieberman's egocentric grandstanding. We'll either batter him (and the rest of the dithering Dems) into doing the right thing (breaking a Republican filibuster) -- or not. If not, there's no point in bothering to elect any of them. But since pure self-interest will probably lead to something getting passed, there are other aspects to this fight.



As Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) explains in this clip [4:33] the real focus of reform now should be to make it possible for most people to have the choice of an affordable public option, not just 10 percent of us.

1 comment:

Darlene said...

Perhaps it's too soon to give up the dream.

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