Get ready for the left wingers to run out into the street screaming their little lungs out after they get a glimpse of their dear leader getting his feet held to the fire for the first time in a media interview since he took office.
Fox News’ Bret Baier does a masterful job finally asking the kind of tough questions of Mr. Obama the fawning drooling lametream media never seems to get around to asking but the American people want answered. Obama did his best to run out the clock and dance around the pointed queries but Baier, remaining respectful but determined, didn’t put up with those shenanigans.
Hat tip to you Mr. Baier, this kind of chat with Mr. Obama has been long overdue.
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Next up, that blithering idiot Nancy Pelosi. What say you Bret?
If you have any doubt that the Democratic leadership of the House views passing the current health care reform bill as the beginning, not the end, of the process of creating a national government health care system, just note what Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a group of bloggers on Monday. “My biggest fight has been between those who wanted to do something incremental and those who wanted to do something comprehensive,” Pelosi said, according to an account by Washington Post reform advocate Ezra Klein. “We won that fight, and once we kick through this door, there’ll be more legislation to follow.” (emphasis mine…jarg)
But since the current bill is unpopular, and Pelosi at the moment does not have enough Democratic, much less Republican, votes to pass it, the door she will be kicking through is the back door. Pelosi told the bloggers she favors using the “self-executing rule” strategy in which the House would pass the Senate health care bill without going on the record as specifically voting for it. “I like it,” Pelosi said of the scheme, “because people don’t have to vote on the Senate bill.” The strategy of passing the Senate bill while avoiding a direct vote, writes Klein, “is all about plausible deniability for House members who don’t want to vote for the Senate bill.”
In a particularly Alice-in-Wonderland moment, Pelosi argued that the debate over health care reform can begin after the bill is passed…..
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