One of the good things that came from health insurance reform was an in-your-face example of how Congress is broken. We need leaders who care about our people– not our political parties and the corporations that keep them in power.
Fixing the problem doesn’t mean voting out the feckless Democrats or the obstructionist Republicans. It doesn’t even mean voting out Senator Lieberman. As long as our legislative process is held in thrall to an economy of influence that nearly requires members to play nice with the special interests, the will of the people — on the left and on the right — will continue to be stymied on every issue, in every Congress, under every administration.