TITLE

Their Own Worst Enemy

AUTHOR(S)
Klein, Joe
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/15/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 10, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses what he terms democratic incompetence among U.S. Democrats in establishing health-care reform legislation. He speaks of U.S. President Barack Obama's health-care summit and questionable tactics used by U.S. Senator Harry Reid and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The author also characterizes the Republican negotiation strategy as insidiously clever.
ACCESSION #
48737759

 

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