Obama needs to sell the benefits of his economic recovery program, including the tax cuts people have received and the elements coming on line this year. He needs to focus on additional ways to create jobs.
Some contend that ending CHIP will allow more parents and children to be enrolled in the same health plans. But isn't it more important that health coverage for all children be easily secured and affordable?
With the de facto passing of the Kennedy's in politics, we have truly reached the end of an era. What comes next, it seems, is an age in which the operative question has changed. It is now: what can America do for me?