Great idea Rick! Once again you have captured the awkward moment, coming on Thursday, when the president has his healthcare summit. Of course, he has already released his preconcieved plan on the .gov website, and what may well prove to be a bill hammered out in secret. His dog and pony show really isn't fooling anyone, as even us dumb hicks can see right through this sham. Had he cared at all what Republicans thought, he would have done this months ago. Now, it is too little, too late, only now if he doesn't get his way, he can then hang the blame on the GOP, and label them obstructionists. Then he can then use the parlimentary trick of passing the bill using the reconciliation option, and he can say it was necessary to break the gridlock and get something accomplished. Imho, What a farce.
Massachussetts showed the world that Americans are tired of corrupt politics. Even though they have removed Nebraska's exemption the initial gesture has left an imprint on the American people. Incumbants from both parties beware.
I think your prediction is right Rick, but you can never tell with politics. Those that have been selling a load of hooey to the masses know how to change the wrapper and pass a proven white elephant as a chocolate cow. Remember the sub-prime scam that gave us our current economy? It took three tries and a delaying schedule, but it finally got by the voters.
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