Dem Congressman: House Bill Bad for America
3:13 PM, Aug 25, 2009 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
House Republicans circulate this statement from freshman Rep. John Adler, (D-N.J):
Naturally, Republican objections to the current health care reform effort spring from cynical partisanship and the desire to deny the president a political victory, but how do Democrats explain statements like this from one of their own? Is Adler a brown-shirted, right-wing extremist? Was Adler placating a mob of angry constituents? Was he under duress, afraid that some some gun-toting, astroturfed protester would do some unspeakable violence to him if he said otherwise? No, he was at a roundtable discussion.