Re: The ObamaCare Bluff

I agree with your post, John, and would add several points to it. The first is that the New York Times specifically, and liberals generally, seem strangely untroubled by the Obama administration’s threat to go it alone when it comes to health-care legislation. President George W. Bush was lacerated for not being sufficiently bipartisan—even though his record at this stage in his presidency was, by this measure, much more impressive (including widespread bipartisan support for No Child Left Behind). Obama made healing the political breach a core of his appeal during the election. During the Age of Obama, liberal and conservatives, Democrats and Republicans, lions and lambs: they would all lie down together. Reality has turned out very differently indeed. Obama is, in fact, the most polarizing first-year president in modern history. And at this pace, he will end up among the most unpopular ones as well.

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