Most of the rest of this Time article on the looming Democratic problems with passing its health care rationing bill is kind of bland, but this: this is pure genius.
Barack Obama will no longer be able to stand on the sidelines and will have to declare his own position on many of the issues that have divided his party.
After all, his position is already well-known: the President will have turned out to have agreed all along with whatever bill makes it out of Congress for him to sign. As for showing leadership - what do you think this is, the Olympics?
Crossposted to Moe Lane.