Monday, July 13, 2009

Somethings wroooong here...

This ought to go without saying, but when Robert Reich argues (in his current TPM blog post) that waiting until after the August congressional recess to get a health care reform bill out of the Senate Finance Committee would be "a death sentence" for the bill as, "the gravitational pull of the mid-term elections of 2010 will frighten off Blue Dogs and delight Republicans," he documents something badly, badly wrong with our democracy. When impending elections threaten to derail legislation supported by over 70% of voters who the hell is our government representing?

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