If you think you really can get a more Progressive health care bill, I want to hear more than talking points. I want to know how you deal a huge defeat to reform, and then get to 60 votes on a new bill that's more progressive than this one.
From the moment he was elected, Obama has governed not as a progressive liberal but as a corporatist liberal. Progressive liberals hoped Obama would be like FDR. Instead, he's been like Bill Clinton on steroids.
The plan isn't going into effect until 2013. Think you're tired of TV ads and screaming folks at town hall meetings now? Picture a more local version of that for the next four years -- not a pretty sight.