"There are plenty of areas we can work together on. There really are. We ought to be focusing on preexisting conditions. We ought to be focusing on the area of portability so if you lose your job you don't necessarily lose your health care. And we ought to, and I think we could come together, on the issue of medical liability reform.-- Eric Cantor (R-VA)
These are the kinds of things that we could do if the administration would push the reset button and scrap the bill that they've got."
It won't happen, Congressman.
The insistence in installing a strategy of subversive and incremental change as a way to their universal health care goal is more important than actually achieving what they consider to be an inferior form of health care reform. They will let this thing die if they don't get their childish way.
It's all about The Agenda.
Always, and forever.