Syndicated columnist Cal Thomas hits the nail on the head with his biting critique of the Democrats' rebuffed efforts to steamroll Obamacare right up and over the American people.
Mrs. Sebelius and members of Congress are fanning out across the country, trying to defend a health care reform plan that is only partially written, unexplainable and still unread by many representatives and senators. In a joint appearance with Sen. Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania Democrat, Mrs. Sebelius responded to shouts and catcalls from a skeptical audience at the Constitution Center in heavily Democratic Philadelphia. She said Mr. Specter shouldn't be criticized because the Senate's version of the bill has not yet been written. This takes hubris to a new level. It is one thing for a member of Congress to vote on legislation he hasn't read; it is quite another for government officials to ask for support of a bill that has not been written, at least in the Senate.
Let's see what respected Representative John Conyers (D-MI), an ardent supporter of the health care reform the president is proposing, has to say about all this...