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Time for some old-fashioned partisanship
Los Angeles Times

If the ideal of bipartisanship on major healthcare reform wasn’t dead already, President Obama’s summit meeting on Thursday killed it for good.

And that’s not such a bad thing.

There was never much of a chance that consensus would magically emerge from a seven-hour meeting in front of television cameras. The politicians in that room had been debating healthcare for months without an across-the-aisle meeting of minds.