Magazine May 3, 2010, Issue


(Roman Genn)

Bad Hand or Bad Play?
If Ramesh Ponnuru were a fan of Butler’s basketball team, which came within inches of knocking off mighty Duke for the national title, he would be complaining that their coach did a lousy job. That’s the only conclusion one can draw from his article “No Margin for Error” (April 19), in which he second-guesses every action taken by the congressional GOP leadership in its dogged, inspiring, but ultimately unsuccessful fight against Obamacare.

Facing a party with hefty majorities in both houses, the Republicans did an excellent job of exposing the program’s enormous cost, inherent unfairness, vast empowerment

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