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View Diary: Public still divided, uninformed about Affordable Care Act (158 comments)

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  •  The bill was written by lobbyists and staffers (2+ / 0-)
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    jm214, Joe Bacon

    pulling in all different directions, on promises that if their little piece was included in the bill they'd support it. The little pieces were all stuffed in, and they immediately began dissing it as soon as the ink was dry anyway.

    The definition of a camel is "a horse drafted by a committee." Multiply by 700, and that's how laws like this end up as complex as they are.

    •  Totally agree abt the camel thing, but (1+ / 0-)
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      jm214

      my point is, ignore the shit for now.  Mine what gold nuggets there are, and there are a few of those.  Pull the people in with that.  You won't win over everyone by a long shot, but you gotta build, patiently and aggressively.  "Critical Mass" doesn't just get handed to you.  But they ain't even trying.

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