Quotes from Kucinich:
"I think that with three years left in the Obama presidency, we have to continue to encourage him, but we’ve got to be careful that we don’t play into those who want to destroy his presidency and say—you know, the birthers and others who say that, you know, he should have never been president to begin with."
"One of the things that has bothered me is the attempt to try to delegitimize his presidency. That hurts the nation when that happens," the Cleveland congressman said, sounding genuinely anguished. "We have to be very careful" that "President Obama's presidency not be destroyed by this debate ... Even though I have many differences with him on policy, there's something much bigger at stake here for America."
I thought I was so over politics. I experienced the closure of no longer being a Democrat after a lifetime of being a proud member due to the decapitation of Hillary. I saw what went on up close. However, this "save Obama no matter what" meme is ridiculous. We should keep an experienced, lazy president from taking his lumps? From any hint of criticism? Why? Because we didn't have the foresight to elect someone more qualifed? We bet on the wrong horse?
This bill is awful. It should not be passed. However, Dennis, et al are willing to sacrifice American citizens to line the pockets of Big Pharma and Crappy Insurance Coverage so to legitimize Obama's presidency.