, Todd Gitlin defends President Obama
You can say that he's still not willing to talk to Americans straight about the need to limit high-tech medicine for the very old and very frail. Presidents won't do that.
We have to learn to live within the constraints of our political system, I guess. ...[ Thanks to alert reader R .] 2:15 P.M.
Hostage to Fortune Watch:
Joe Biden --" I believe we will have a bill before Thanksgiving."
Nancy Pelosi -- "I'm confident the president will sign a bill this year."
Joe Klein --"Congress will pass some form of health-care reform this year, probably something very close to what the President proposed." ...
Ambinder : Romneycare is kind of a success in Massachusetts. ... 2:46 P.M.