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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Pelosi To Democratic Politicians: Commit Political Suicide As 'Sacrifice' To Healthcare

The audacity of Nancy Pelosi is astounding. She fully expects Democratic politicians to follow her off the proverbial cliff and sacrifice their political careers to vote for Obamacare.

"Pelosi: Lawmakers Should Sacrifice Jobs for Health Care"

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged her colleagues to back a major overhaul of U.S. health care even if it threatens their political careers, a call to arms that underscores the issue's massive role in this election year.

Lawmakers sometimes must enact policies that, even if unpopular at the moment, will help the public, Pelosi said in an interview being broadcast Sunday the ABC News program "This Week."
"We're not here just to self-perpetuate our service in Congress," she said. "We're here to do the job for the American people.

Emphasis mine and shows Pelosi's midset. She knows what is best for you and should force it on you whether you like it or not.

And the public is opposed to it, by a majority.

By a larger 52% to 39% margin, Americans also oppose the Democrats in the Senate using a reconciliation procedure to avoid a possible Republican filibuster and pass a bill by a simple majority vote.

Politicians are elected to represent their constituents, not to follow the leader against the will of their constituents.

Now lets see how many Democratic politicians will indeed commit political suicide for Nancy Pelosi.