Ben Nelson’s “Conversion” – Another Crass Political Payoff – the Chicago Way

The cynical way Barack Obama hustled Ben Nelson for 30 pieces of silver and the 60th vote for the cause of federalizing a sixth of the economy will be his… and Nelson’s… Waterloo.

The deal involved the state of Nebraska wherein Obama promised to have the U.S. government cover Nebraska’s estimated $45 million share of Medicaid coverage over a decade.

For this payoff… a crass, Chicago Way style of paying for votes on the barrelhead… Obama, the purported idealistic Messiah got his way with a program that will submerge the quality of medical care in this country, lead to single payer and likely rationing.

So one can say to Sen. Nelson what St. Thomas More said to Sir Richard Rich in paraphrase: All this for… paying the Medicaid bill for… NEBRASKA?”

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