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Yes, Obama Got the Most He Could Possibly Have Gotten as Far as Health Care Reform Is Concerned with ObamaCare. Why Do You Ask?

Richard Mayhew reminds us of a very important piece of reality. ObamaCare may not work--or may not work well--but it was the very best he could do if he was going to do anything at all:

Richard Mayhew: Extinguishing the Green Lantern again (or what John and Scott said) » Balloon Juice:

The key thing to remember is 217-60-1-5  in the universe as it is was in 2009-2010. (would be 218 but there were vacancies in the House) Those are the numbers of the minimal viable coalition.  PPACA passed at 219-60-1-5.