The home stretch

The final vote is scheduled for Sunday.
They’ll have spent a year building to this moment.

Medicare took 3+ years.
Cries of “this took soooo long” lack historical credibility.

The congressional budget office says this legislationi saves us $138 billion this decade, 1.2 trillion the following decade.
Cries of “we can’t afford it” ignore reality, when the fact is we cannot afford NOT to pass it.

Here’s is the president campaigning for health care reform.
I get the impression that given an earlier public campaign, we could have gotten the public option.
But a step forward is much better than where we were headed.

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