The Dems are about to screw up health care reform by trying to give in too much to the fringe Republican party. Stop it.
Trying to achieve full bipartisanship by squaring those two views is a recipe for incoherence.
As it is, President Obama and the Democrats have already compromised a great deal. They are not proposing a government takeover of health-care financing, as single-payer advocates prefer. Instead, they are working within the confines of current arrangements.
We didn’t win the White House, House and Senate to ask Chuck Grassley for permission to do stuff.