More details here on the Democrats' plan to mount a high-profile defense of health care legislation, an effort noticeably lacking in last year's election season. Might an earlier defense have helped politically? Hard to see how it could have hurt.
Paid television advertisements will be run “as warrants,” said one senior Democrat, who asked not to be named because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the program. Organizing for America, the president’s chief political apparatus, will host phone banks and will schedule events featuring people who would lose their benefits if the health care law were repealed.
“We will make clear to the American people, that as their first order of business, Republicans have decided not to focus on jobs and deficit reduction, but on re-litigating partisan battles — that, if successful, would eliminate help for our job-creating small business and explode the deficit,” said Hari Sevugan, a spokesman for the Democratic National Committee.
The article notes that polling shows America still about split on the health legislation — this despite the virtually unanswered onslaught against it by Republicans and media enablers, both mainstream and Foxtreme.