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View Diary: The People STILL Want the Public Option (158 comments)

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  •  If Obama's orphaned, (0+ / 0-)

    degraded, abused and demoralized PO is still this popular, imagine how a robust public option would be flying.  Ya know, something that actually helped people, while saving society a truckload of $$$'s?

    Big-Boy Pants(tm) Dems recipe for HCR:  

    Kill it before it grows.

    Kill it again.

    Kill it some more.  Repeat as necessary.

    Call it "reform".

    Please don't feed the Security State.

    •  Kill it before it grows. (0+ / 0-)

      Then stand back making wonkish Big-Boy Pants(tm) Dem insider noises as an ill-served populace wonders 1) wtf just happened and 2) wtf Democrats are good for.

      Then call it a day.  Call it a day, assured in the knowledge that your efforts, once again, have crippled any popular progressive movement for the forseeable future, while assuring continued viability of the Republican party over the same timeframe.

      Then call it "politics".

      Please don't feed the Security State.

      •  Then retire to the (0+ / 0-)

        chocolate fountain!  Join the fascist corporatist cohort  thereby, hitch up your Big-Boy Pants(tm), light up a stogy and join in the resounding cacophony of politicking horse laughs, pig snorts, and donkey brays.

        You've earned it Dems.

        Please don't feed the Security State.

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