11/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff Discusses Obama's Latest Straddle on Public Option (VIDEO)

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff appeared on The Ed Show to discuss President Obama's latest comments on including a public option in possible health care reform legislation. "He said it wasn't dead, but he turned around and sang the praises of the Baucus bill," said Sekoff. "It was a classic example of reassuring the patient, while sending in the priest to deliver last rites." Sekoff said it was time for the president to "take off the kid gloves and slip on the brass knuckles. Not to use on Republicans, but on members of his own party... He needs to knock a few heads and twist a few arms."


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