Sen. Ben Nelson is going to try to introduce an anti-abortion amendment into the Senate bill that is identical to the Stupak-Pitts amendment.
What is completely unreported in all this is that these three men are all members of the same wingnut conservative Christian cultish pro-wealth fringe group.
So I guess being bipartisan means essentially sabotaging your own party's social agenda you're all King David or some shit.
This stuff needs to be better reported as choreographed, so it doesn't take on the illusion of being a part of reasonable debate.
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