The voters of supposedly ultra-liberal Massachusetts yesterday delivered a stinging rebuke to U.S. President Barack Obama – the wayward agent of “change we need” and “change we can believe in.”
By electing Republican Scott Brown to fill the senate seat left vacant by the death of the great Ted Kennedy, these “true-Blue” New Englanders sounded the final death knell for any kind of meaningful health-care reform.
Oh, sure, Obama will pressure House Democrats to now pass the ludicrous senate bill on health-care reform, but it would be worse than doing nothing. All it would mean would be a new windfall of sordid profits for the very health-insurance corporations that caused the health-care crisis in the first place through their wanton greed, corruption and malevolence. read more »