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November 24, 2009

"Blue Dog" Dan Lipinski, D-IL,

First statement, "no one is forced to go on the public option. If someone can tell me how they are forced to go on the public option, no one, it's a choice they would have". (video at the link)

A constituent gladly explains precisely how by asking the following questions:

1) Do you agree with Nancy Pelosi that it’s fair to throw the uninsured in jail? and

2) If the public option is just an option and no one is forced to take it, why are people going to be thrown in jail if they don’t?

Whooaaa, that's quite a leap. Car insurance... blah blah.. the same lame answer (not the least of which, it isn't "forced to buy car insurance, it's a requirement to show proof of financial responsibility for damages you cause to someone else as a result of your negligence).

This particular "blue dog" doesn't seem terribly bothered with the concept of a public option. He seems rather in favor of it.

Doesn't seem too worked up about that whole jail thing either.

Nancy owns this punk.


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