It feels like it's been a while since there was any talk about a health care bill. I don't like this blog turning too political — though of course it's impossible to talk about health these days without getting at least a little political — but I think it deserves at least a mention.
President Obama is really pushing hard now for the health care bill that gets passed. The message he is sending is that he doesn't care what happens in the next election, or the next, or the next, as long as Americans are guaranteed health care from here on out.
Obama Warns Democrats of Urgency of Health Bill
It's short-sighted in some ways, but in other ways, he's right. What other items on the Democrats' agenda are anywhere near as important as the health of our citizens?