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Jared "Public Option" Polis strikes again


In the video below, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado makes the case for passing health care reform, WITH a public option, counting on passage with 51 votes in the U.S. Senate (given that the Dems have lost the 60-vote filibuster-proof majority).

ARE YOU KIDDING ME? Passing something HUGE like heath care WITH A PUBLIC OPTION under reconciliation? The same reconciliation which has been used to pass budgets with at least 51 votes so the government doesn't shut down? Now you want to pass something this big under that because you can't get the votes to do it like it was intended? Sweet.

Now that you have fewer votes in the Senate, let's put the plan farther out there now that you're changing the vote threshold.

When you don't like the rules, change them. Good plan. That's what winners do, oh wait, that's what cheaters do.

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