Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Bipartisanship!

(via NYTimes)
"WASHINGTON — Democratic Congressional leaders voiced optimism Tuesday afternoon after meeting with President Obama to plot strategy on health care legislation, while a key Democratic senator wooed Republicans with a compromise plan a day before the president’s address to the nation."

Oh boy!, oh boy!, oh boy!, oh boy!, oh boy! Woo those Republicans!

2 comments:

Renegade Eye said...

Obama has economic advisors from the University of Chicago (Friedman). He was always hostile to UHC.

T said...

I hear you about the conservatism of the people he's surrounded himself with, and I reject the claim that he's a 'progressive' deep down on the inside but just can't show it right now.

But that said, not too long ago he used to defend single payer in public:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpAyan1fXCE