OBX, he is not fooling anybody. Probably not even himself. But, can you blame him?
OBX, dead on. Most people recognized that fact early on.
Eat the cheesecake in small bites until it is gone. It may take a little longer, it is not nearly as fattening that way.
Rhetor, the "vitriolic response" was to the public option scenario. It (the protests) appears to have worked, at least in the short run...
Sure...OK then. Right.