[quoted]”While guaranteeing health coverage for all Americans would be ideal, the public option isn’t a terrible place to start. More importantly, it allows Democrats to exercise the muscle of highlighting a problem and detailing how government intervention can fix it. This familiar process should be akin to riding a bike.”[/quoted]
The Democratic Party must reclaim its heritage of acting in society on behalf of those who have least. Failing that, they will be defeated by ever more-radical opponents on the right, starting – but not ending – with Donald Trump.