After the Senate passed its version of the health reform bill, the White House was quick to announce that the President and his aides will be actively involved in helping to guide the process of reconciling the Senate and House bills.
Nothing wrong with that; it’s what we’d expect from any White House in pursuit if its own agenda and legislation affecting the public interest. But something’s missing, something important.
What the announcement left out is any statement about whose interests and what positions the White House would represent. read more