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    He's not stupid or weak, and I still believe he has the best of intentions. All those virtues do not immunize him against being brought down by a fixed idea, in this case, "bipartisanship". As Donna Edwards, among others, has pointed out, Medicare and most other liberal programs were not passed by bipartisanship, but by a Democratic majority exerting its will. The score is not yet in, so we'll see if Obama is really just playing the long game in preparation for a tremendous finish. That's what I've been believing, but sometimes it feels more and more like I'm kidding myself. We'll see.

    Everybody talkin' 'bout Heaven ain't goin' there -- Mahalia Jackson

    by DaveW on Tue Aug 25, 2009 at 03:09:49 PM PDT

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