I’m not going to let go of this guy for his having ruined my musical interlude and the rest of my evening, so let’s add this:
Dennis Kucinich cuts off other people’s noses to spite his face.
I ask myself, ‘Would Captain Kirk have settled for the sort of bill we expect to get to the president’s desk?’ And the answer is yes.
In face, it will have Captain Kirkiness written all over it.
Every journey starts with a single step.
I think we will end up with regulation rather than single-payer, and that the people will like it. We get people insured now, and let the longer-term general revolt against wealth disparity take care of healthcare along with the rest.
(After much rumination, I don’t give a damn much of a damn about the public option, because I do not believe competition is as powerful as claimed.)