The botched attempt to inflict mortal wounds to the health care law, which all but assures that it will be implemented as planned, reminded me of another moment when reform opponents fumbled at a critical time.
As health reform legislation kicks in, I'm thinking about Justin. When the package was passed, it came just in time for his 11th birthday, a day he survived to see thanks to our country's great health care system.
By Election Day, there will be very few districts where a vote for health care reform is unpopular. But I would also argue, that this fall we will see clear evidence that courage itself is very popular.