Or it would if the Senate actually represented the American public. According to a Thomson Reuters poll:
Sixty percent of survey respondents said they believe a public option should be included in final healthcare reform legislation.
Despite overwhelming support, wankers like erstwhile healthcare reform advocate Joe Lieberman, Mary Landrieu, Ben Nelson, Blanche Lincoln, and Susan Collins are unwilling to back a bill containing this necessary reform. If you live in Connecticut, Louisiana, Nebraska, Arkansas, or Maine, it’s time to make some phone calls.