(From the Monkey Cage)
Sometimes you just have to gut it out. Having watched the Teddy Kennedy autobio on HBO and heard his words about the necessity of universal health care thirty years ago, how can we still allow the rich to determine what health care the rest of us get? Forty-million people who can't get mammograms or flu shots or a chest x-ray is a disgrace.
LBJ vs. Obama
LBJ approval in July 1965, on the eve of Medicare: 66%
Obama approval now: 57%.