More on Brown and health reform

Many letters to the Globe on Scott Brown, from this one:

I AM a Democrat who is profoundly grateful to Scott Brown for his key role in the passage of the health care bill. Without the galvanizing wakeup call his Massachusetts upset provided to the Obama administration and the Democrats in Congress, the bill was unlikely to pass. His campaigning to be Senator “41’’ (as well as an insurer’s recent 39 percent insurance rate increase in California) are perfect examples of the law of unintended consequences. Thank you, Senator Brown.

To this one:

Many polls show that the majority of Americans are opposed to the health care reform bill, and that more than 60 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the job performance of the Senate and the House.

Yet the will of the people was ignored in order to force through a major agenda item of the party in power

 

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