It is difficult staying focused.
What is the Democratic message? We know the Republican message. What is the goal?
Representative Henry Waxman was featured on the on The daily Show with Jon Stewart last night. He was asked a simple question — what is the plan? What is the goal? A series of litanies followed without a crisp, definitive answer.
Initially it was about covering 40+ million Americans who are currently uninsured. But the nagging question, how this will be funded, shifted the focus. More discussion follows. Cost cutting. Cutting waste, fraud and abuse. All the old litanies.