Will passage of health care reform hurt Democrats in the Fall
The generals are firing on their own troops in the trenches for their unwillingness to go on a suicide mission.
There are currently 36 resolutions in states across the country to ban the mandate which forces people to buy private insurance, or face a penalty of up to 2% of their income that the IRS will collect — the very thing that Obama campaigned against. It will become a rallying cry for the right.
Plus, much of the bill doesn’t take effect until 2014. That’s absurd. People need help now.