“If Democrats believe it’s going to go away, they’re wrong. I don’t represent the hide-under-the-desk wing of the Democratic Party. I believe we’ve got to lean into this fight. . .We have to stop cowering.” -- New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, quoted in the Kaplan Daily today, speaking about the Affordable Health Care Act that's under attack by insurance industry-sponsored Rethugs. We need a lot more Anthony Weiners in Congress.
If Dem politicians don't defend what they've voted for, they don't deserve reelection. And President Obama needs to realize that his strategy of negotiating with himself to achieve more conservative policies is a loser for his increasingly disillusioned base.