11/29/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff On Senate Dems Reaction To Public Option Loss (VIDEO)

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff went on "The Ed Show" Wednesday to discuss the defeat in the Senate Finance Committee of two public option amendments. Preceding Sekoff on the show, Democratic Senators Tom Harkin, Jay Rockefeller, Byron Dorgan, and Ben Cardin all struck optimistic notes, despite the failed votes. "They must have taken their happy pills," said Sekoff. "But make no mistake, this was not a good day for supporters of a strong public option." Sekoff did note a silver lining to the votes: "We finally know where Max Baucus stands: with the Republicans and with the insurance companies."