Skip to comments.HEALTH CARE REPORT: Life after Daschle
Posted on 02/17/2009 9:21:29 AM PST by txnativegop
When Tom Daschle's highly publicized tax problems derailed his bid to become secretary of health and human services two weeks ago, it slammed the breaks on the momentum of one of President Obama's biggest campaign promises health care coverage for all Americans.
No potential HHS candidate has emerged yet who has inspired the excitement and passion many health care reform advocates both on and off Capitol Hill expressed for Mr. Daschle.
When Mr. Obama nominated Mr. Daschle for the HHS post in November, Ron Pollack, executive director of the liberal health care advocacy group Families USA, called the decision "the best news possible for those who want to achieve meaningful health care reform."
Rep. George Miller
While the administration reportedly is vetting Democratic Govs. Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas and Phil Bredesen of Tennessee for the Cabinet post, neither has the near universal support health care advocates gave to Mr. Daschle's nomination.
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The Obamaloon shouldn’t have a problem picking a new secretary for Health and whatever. He should just follow standard dhimmicrat practice: Someone who has 1) cheated on taxes, and 2) knows absolutely nothing about the things done by the department that they are to run.
Considering his supporters, any random pick should do.
RFK Jr. comes to mind . . . eco-terrorism in the health care industry
The Kansas Governor probably wants the job real bad now that she has canceled tax refunds in the state. That’s something that might resonate at her next election.
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius would be a great choice to head DHHS ...she did such a good job running Kansas financially into the ground. Daschle will still be the architect of Obama Care and guide the rationing of health care.
Did they really say “slammed the breaks?” I wonder what their editor gets paid?