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March 13, 2010

Surprise: Dems Lied About 72 Hour Advance Posting of HealthCare Bill

Perfidy! Lies and scum and bad faith and treachery and deceit! The false, tricksy, faithless KNAVES! DEMOCRATS!

Oh, whatever. Like anybody is surprised at another broken promise from Democrats in Congress. Hell, no one is surprised at the kid glove treatment that CNN is putting on it either:

House Democrats appear to be softening their pledge to allow the public 72 hours to review the health care reform package online before a House vote. "We will certainly give as much notice as possible, but I'm not going to say that 72 hours is going to be the litmus test," said Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Friday.

"I'm a little bit taken aback that now that 72-hour rule has been completely cast aside, since nobody in the House has seen what's in the reconciliation bill," said Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Virginia. Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised earlier this year Democrats would make the final health care bill public at least three days before voting.

Ramming it through. No time to waste. Gosh, what if people actually knew what Congress was doing?


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