While important I refuse to call this meeting a "summit," since Democratic and Republican politicians squabbling simply does not reach the heights of two nuclear powers tensely sitting down to talk about missiles.
Simply waving signs accusing the president of being a socialist or claiming our present predicament began after the last election neglects common sense, history, standard economic policies, and the facts.
My favorite outrageous lie about health care reform is the "gay conspiracy", whereby reform will not only put our elderly out to float on icebergs, but adorn those icebergs with men in leather chaps and feather boas.
The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.
If you're one of the 66 million people headed to a barbeque today, consider taking the hot dog out of your mouth for just two seconds to wow your friends with these five fun food facts about the Fourth.