"The president of one of America’s largest labor unions, Gerry McEntee, has emerged as a major obstacle to the White House’s efforts to maintain a unified front in the health care debate.
The veteran president of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees has crossed lines that few labor leaders – even those who quietly agree with him – would go near.
McEntee led workers in chanting a barnyard epithet to describe Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus's health care bill, which would levy a new tax on expensive health care plans."
Indeed. It keeps getting harder to see how any substantive health care "reform" will make it through this Congress. And the administration's posture - the outsourcing of "reform" to Congressional committees instead of taking the lead from the WH - makes less and less sense with each passing day.
Read it all here.