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Was It Enough? The Endgame for Obama's Health-Care Speech

obama-health-care-speech-091009-lg.jpgJason Reed/Sipa Press via Newscom

Sure, the president confronted the heckling right side of the aisle on Wednesday night, but more so than the American people, it's his own Democrats that needed convincing. A blow-by-blow analysis of the fight left unfinished.

Continue reading this week's World War Room column at Esquire.com.

Reader Comments (3)

The truth is Obama can win if he can just set aside his leftist tendencies and compromise with conservatives. But no, he keeps pushing and folks like me push back even harder. I contacted every senator and Democratic congressperson in AZ today asking them to fight the current house bill and instead adopt the excellent Republican ideas for reform.
September 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjoe Michels
Tom,

Wilson was out of line. I agree with him but cannot condone his outburst.

After getting through about 50 pages of HR 3200 I feel the need for pain meds. I kept reading and got through it.

Agreed...country needs reform in the insurance and healthcare fields. No argument. We all have our horror stories of doctors, hospitals and billing issues.

No one will take the first crucial step and admit one small but important detail....LEGAL REFORM. That has got to happen first before anything else can go forward. Its about the lawyers. Get rid of them and the reform will follow.

HR 3200 just gives the legal industry more excuses for billable hours.To much, to big and spends even more money tha it can save.
September 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMark Fragale
Heckling was another example of how right enemy doing 'wrong' things is more effective for your cause than a friend acting in 'right' way.

Still in early stage of this novel.
September 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLouis Heberlein

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