Obama thanked Lieberman today for saying he would only support the health care bill if Medicare opt-in and public option were dropped

Thanked him. Basically for extortion. And for killing the number one promise our President made during the campaign on this issue. And we wonder why people think our president is a push-over.

Obama thanked Lieberman privately for his statement issued earlier Tuesday pledging support for the bill as long as the Medicare expansion and public option were eliminated from the bill, Lieberman said.


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