White House Reduces Expectation of Passing Health Care ReformObamacare is officially dead, and the president will hope to pass something that will save face but ultimately do no damage.
The big winners here are the Tea Parties. Lately, I've been questioning their ability to turn their organizing phenomenon into an electoral one. They answered that emphatically with the victory of Scott Brown. The Tea Parties have officially crossed over into a full service political force.
The Tea Parties have, every step of the way, been the force that has blocked each and every part of the agenda and they've won an emphatic victory. They have officially clipped Obama's wings.