Says today's Times, "interruption has clearly gained a foothold in American discourse these days, and is proving a powerful weapon for influencing the national conversation." Indeed! Just look at some of recent history's most infamous incidents.
Like all great compromises, the abortion language in the just-passed healthcare bill leaves everybody angry, and the pro- and anti-choice sides have responded by issuing critical statements and yelling ridiculous shit, respectively.
Dear Bart Stupak: If your amendment is - as you said to Chris Matthews on Hardball last night - the same as the Hyde Amendment, why the fuck do American women need your version?
The battle in Congress over how, specifically, the healthcare reform bill will prohibit federal funding for abortions — you might recall that whether it will is not even in question — continues apace, and the president's staying out of it.