Sen. Grassley: ‘Death Panels’ are out.
Palin, 1: Left, 0.
Mind you, this is just from one version of the multiple health care rationing bills that the Democrats tried – and failed – to rush through Congress, but one step at a time.
The Senate Finance Committee will drop a controversial provision on consultations for end-of-life care from its proposed healthcare bill, its top Republican member said Thursday.
The committee, which has worked on putting together a bipartisan healthcare reform bill, will drop the controversial provision after it was derided by conservatives as “death panels” to encourage euthanasia.
Also, note the use of the term ‘conservatives.’ A rather odd term of art there, but if the article were to use the name ‘Sarah Palin’ it might suggest that a portion of the Democrats’ health care rationing scheme could have been neatly derailed by two Facebook posts by that woman. Which can’t be allowed to happen at all, at all: why, the very idea is absurd! Everybody knows that you have to graduate from an Ivy League school in order to be permitted to have any influence at all in public domestic policy debates.
Seriously. It’s in the Constitution somewhere. Look it up.
PS: To answer Allahpundit; it’d be a potential win for the President if Gibbs had only kept his mouth shut. In other words: no, it’s not a win for the President, too.
Crossposted to Moe Lane.