- May 6, 2007
- Reaction score
- North Carolina
That tepid salute underscores the prickliness with which many senators have greeted what they consider Obama's meddling in their business and raises questions about how successful the president will be in erasing the special projects from final legislation.
It also highlights a spat between a White House and Senate, dominated by the same party, that the president has ignited just as he needs to garner support to finally push his No. 1 legislative goal to passage over monolithic Republican opposition and nervous Democrats.
If this bill doesn't clearly portray the collusion of governance with big $$$ in America, and the total disconnect of it from the American people, i don't know what will Sarge
Issues go in the door of Congress here, and get trampled by special interests so hard that our legislator's ability is reduced to barganing for their small piece of the pork.
for instance, only 4% of Americans actually OPPOSE a public option,