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Senator Sanders: not just bad policy, bad politics

I know it's difficult to negotiate with contract extortionists and kneecap breakers, but President Obama has set bad precedent too many times. 

 
Bipartisanship is bad precedent when you get it in name only, and Obama's too comfortable playing 'the abused spouse' role in the 'bipartisan' dance.

 

If President Obama Doesn't Achieve a Government Health Insurance Option, His Presidency May be Imperiled

posted with permission of Mark Karlin

BUZZFLASH EDITOR'S BLOG

By Mark Karlin 

He promised us fundamental change and the diminished power of the "K Street" lobbyists, but on the healthcare reform bill -- regretfully -- President Obama acts like a man who has little control over money-fueled profiteerinng lobbying that imperils that very change and hope that he promised us.