For all its flaws, the bill does too much good – expanding coverage to more 30 million Americans and beginning the process of controlling health care costs. And for all their concerns, the Democrats have invested too much political capital to come away empty handed on health reform.
President Obama got the ball rolling by laying out reform’s immediate benefits in a recent weekly address and pledging to campaign directly on reforms accomplishments in the 2010 midterm elections. Sen. Landrieu has continued the effort in her state and more of her colleagues should follow suit.
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