Michael Gerson: Francis rebranding Catholic Church
Michael Gerson, Washington Post
Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am
For liberals, it is a cruel twist of history that Harry Truman’s dream of universal health coverage, carried forward by generations of committed Democrats, should fall to the Obama administration for its fulfillment.
Barack Obama seems to have adopted this cause in January 2007 as a last-minute speech insert. “We needed something to say,” one adviser told Politico. “I can’t tell you how little thought was given to that thought other than it sounded good.”
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