While mainstream liberals have more than a knack for annoying me, I do gain greatly from listening to genuine leftists. The Real News Network, which has a popular YouTube channel, is my main source for their point of view. I certainly disagree with them on many things, but it’s worth while to hear a different perspective, as long as it’s not the Obama-worshipping drivel of the mainstream left.
Here, The Real News Network debates whether increasing the number of people insured and eliminating the ability of insurance companies to avoid insuring people with pre-existing conditions is worth all the corporate welfare in the healthcare bill. Or in other words, they ask, ‘is this a victory for progressives?’ Take a gander: