With ObamaCare in a Hole, Will the White House Stop Digging?UPDATE: Three Weeks Later, We’re Still Waiting.
By Clark S. Judge, managing director, White House Writers Group, Inc.
Increasingly in Washington over the last few weeks, we have heard this assessment of the president’s health care upheaval prospects: Something will pass, because the president and his party have such large majorities (nearly 60 percent) in both chambers of Congress that it is inconceivable that they could not bludgeon their way to the necessary majorities. But victory will be the product of power, not debate – and it will cost them control of the House in the next election.
The problem for the president is that he has lost the health care debate. No one in either party or in the media has dared speak this fact as of now, but it is inescapable.
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Tuesday, September 29, 2009
A pretty good estimate of where things stand at present: