Jun
19

Edwards on health care

I don’t envy any pol who has to speak after Barack Obama, even if you are as accomplished a speaker as John Edwards. Despite the difficulty, Edwards acquitted himself admirably.
Now onto the topic we’re all focused on; where Edwards is on health care.

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Jun
19

Obama on health care

Think Bob Seger at a UAW picnic. Don Ho at a luau. Lawrence Welk at a retirement home. Toby Keith at Daytona.
Sen. Barack Obama’s just finished his speech at Take Back America, and it had all the excitement, electricity, and fervor, minus the ‘tiny bubbles‘. But never fear, your trusty correspondent didn’t get swept up in the hysteria, and maintained focus on the important question – does his health care reform platform make any sense?

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Jun
19

Bill Richardson on health care

Today’s agenda at Take Back America includes speeches from Gov. Bill Richardson, Sen. Barack Obama, and John Edwards. I’ll post on each separately.
Richardson led off with a speech to attendees focusing on Iraq and global warming/energy conservation; nary a mention of health care, but health is not exactly a “red meat” topic, one that gets the crowd roaring. The after-speech press conference wasn’t much different – not a single question on or reference to health care.

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