Obamacare Gets One More Good Rub by NYT
Oh this is precious:
“All of us are indebted to him for the incredible time and his attention to the details of the legislation that he has invested,” the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, said.
Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California, in a telephone interview from her home state, said, “I think the president has to do this or there won’t be a bill, candidly.”
By any measure, the level of presidential involvement is extraordinary. Tom Daschle, the former Senate majority leader, said the last time he could remember such round-the-clock talks was 15 years ago, during the government shutdown in early 1995, when leaders closeted themselves in the Oval Office with President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.
And if you read the article in its entirety, you'll find it dripping with excellent last ditch effort ball rubbing on the part of the New York Times. Obama isn't going to take any prisoners. Yeah... kay. Enjoy yourself.