(* The nineties? Bill Clinton? You were Speaker?)
Shoot. And now we’ve fucked up again. Thanks anyways, Newt, for trying to stop us. History will show you were just being a mensch.
The brain-scratcher for Conservatives here is why. Why would anybody do this? Obviously, it makes no sense.
We’re just stupid. Or we’re Commies instructed to kill the country. Or we’re Socialists trying to break a chunk of the nation off and float it on over to Holland. Or we’re Nazis for whatever reasons Nazis do what they do.
Really — what reasonable reason could we possibly have for doing something as politically risky as reforming the entire healthcare system? Hell — why did we do the civil rights thing? I have no idea, neither does Newt.