“Tonight’s vote is not a victory for any one party [Obama said] … It’s a victory for the American people, and it’s a victory for common sense.”
In a reference to his 2008 campaign slogan, Obama added, “This is what change looks like.”
The magnificently astute Glenn Greenwald has a spot-on take on the new power of special-interest groups in the Obama establishment.
Why the largest health-care labor union so desperately lobbied for the Dreaded Law. (Hint: It had nothing to do with health. Or care.)
Finally, here’s the former director of the Congressional Budget Office looking beyond the budgetary jiggery-pokery to the real (short-term) cost of the health-care law.
Yeah. Like I said. Scary. But then, you knew that, didn’t you?