It’s time for the detractors and tea partiers and general naysayers to take a deep breath, pack up their signs and book their one-ways home. Health care reform passed in what even Fox News concedes is a victory for President Barack Obama. The bill passed 219-212 with Republicans stamping their little feet all the way. The bill is now headed to Obama to be signed into law and is what CNN calls, “the most sweeping American social legislation in more than four decades”. The path for progress has finally been cleared and Obama has passed the biggest test of his presidency.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://spectrummagazine.org/node/2259/journal/current-issue