This weekend, a truly momentous achievement took place on Capitol Hill as the House of Representatives passed a Healthcare reform bill. Though there was (and still is) much division on the issue, the Senate must realize the historical circumstances surrounding their crucial debate. For once, let’s hope that these politicians understand the long-term consequences of doing nothing; the time for action is now, not later.
America really can’t wait any longer for the changes it needs to its healthcare system. If the Senate can, by the end of this year, pass a similarly comprehensive piece of legislation, their members should be honored for their political skill and courage. If not, then they will have done our country a great disservice.