Yankee Phil notes:
Blanche Lincoln Like other Democratic moderates who knew a single vote could kill the bill, she took a streetcar named Opportunism, transferred to one called Wavering and made off with concessions of her own.Fishersville Mike adds:
... if the Democrats don't see the danger, they're marching blind to their own destruction.David at the Augusta Conservative takes notice that both of Virginia's Democrat senators, Webb and Warner, voted to move the bill forward.
Bob at The Journey posts about the impending economic disaster awaiting the U.S.S. America if the Democrats get their way:
The bill protects trial lawyers. The bill gives money (authorized at "such sums") to states that enact "certificate of merit" (a document signed by a medical professional that says there is a probability that the standard of care was violated) and / or a certificate of "early offer" (an early, confidential apology) laws, as long as the states don't limit attorneys' fees or impose caps on damages.SWAC Corps ... keeping an eye on Washington....