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You’ve been rope-a-doped kid.   All this time you thought you were winning.   Sure they were chipping away some of the most progressive reforms, but hey we were still getting our big blows in... right?.  Now at the last minute when "something has to pass" Joe Leiberman thinks its more conservative to funnel money through the private sector at a 30% markup than to let the same people buy into Medicare at a 3% administrative overhead, and what are you going to do about it sucker?   Nothing!  This has been perfectly timed.  You’re finishing up that backlog of work before Christmas break,  shopping for presents, planning your holiday.  You’re house is nice and warm, and look there’s a new CSI on the TV.  
Thereisnospoon is right when he says "He's sold you out because he's not afraid of you"  Although, I would not say "he" I’d say "they".

Originally posted to mtosner on Sat Dec 19, 2009 at 01:41 AM PST.

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