It’s refreshing to hear a politician admit that his own party is the reason they are out of power and not the opposition. Charles Schumer did just that.
“After passing the stimulus, Democrats should have continued to propose middle class-oriented programs and built on the partial success of the stimulus, but unfortunately Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them,” he said. “We took their mandate and put all of our focus on the wrong problem.”
I’m not going to condemn the ACA here, there are some good parts to this legislation, but I am going to say that it wasn’t what the Democrats needed to burn their political capital in passing.