Andrew Sullivan on the Dems and healthcare:
“The great flaw of Democrats is their cowardice, which they sometimes mistake for caution…The assumption was you could not make the case that there will be winners and losers in this reform – and still pass the law. If you mentioned the losers, you’d be dead in the water. If you acknowledged the risks, you’d be done for. And so the Democrats have long been on the defensive – and their utter lack of conviction couldn’t be better illustrated by their sudden flight for the hills this week.” Read on.