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Viewpoints: On health, Obama must fight or yield, not try to appease
Sacramento Bee - Eugene Robinson

If President Barack Obama has decided to give up on health care reform, he should just come out and say so. Then we could all get on with our lives – those of us with health insurance, that is. But I don’t see how his talk about some sort of slimmed-down package, reduced to its “core elements,” could possibly inspire Democrats in Congress to do anything but run for the hills.