Friday, March 05, 2010

The President’s Call to Arms: Make Your Voices Heard

For those of you who missed it, this is President Obama’s clearest statement of intent and determination about finally getting healthcare reform done, and the first time since this long, arduous process began, when Mr. Obama first voiced three broad requirements for reform, that he drew an unmistakable line in the sand. Healthcare reform is going forward, with or without Republican support.

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A relieved Congressman Anthony Weiner echoed what progressives felt saying he wished President Obama had made this statement six or eight months ago: “Everything there is to say about healthcare has been said,” acknowledged the President. Finally.

Zeigeist or not, President Obama –- yes, finally -- affirmed what we’ve been urging him to for months:

It’s about what kind of country we want to be.

Let’s get it done.

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