This isn’t healthy for America. But when you pass a profoundly unpopular law over the pronounced objections of the American people–in a system that requires the consent of the governed– it is naive (at best) to think people will just shrug and go along.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
The impact of state midterm elections on the future of health care reform
Republican gains in the US House and Senate were impressive enough, but the sweep was even more massive in the state races. Much of the machinery of reform will play out at the state level where it could get gummed up or even grind to a halt, as Wesley Smith explains: