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August 02, 2007

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JimPortlandOR

Trojan Horse major plans can fool the media (and probably the public) into believing the proposer is 'sincere'.

Bob Dole, as part of the organized opposition to Hillary-Care in 1993, proposed his own health care plan as the GOP alternative to the Clinton task force proposal. But then Dole voted against his own plan as the framing wreck of Hillary's proposal crashed into the deck of the carrier USS Harry and Louise teevee ads. Dole's stated objective for the GOP: no health care plan at all.

Maybe that inspired Dingell, but war-horse House Committee chairs have awesome power, and Dingell knows all the tricks to get his way.

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