Obama: "The Senate and the House bills are 95 percent identical. There's 5 percent differences, and one of those differences is the public option. But this is an area that has just become symbolic of a lot of ideological fights."
According to academic "positive psychologists," and legions of unlicensed life coaches, optimism wards off common illnesses and extends longevity. It turns out to be less than salubrious when it comes to public health.