From this week's Economist/YouGov poll:

Given all the criticism of the health-care reform measures now stalled in Congress, isn't it surprising that 46% of the public still support them? The problem is that most of those who oppose the reform bills (54%) "strongly" oppose them (33%), and the Democrats are a timid bunch.

The Dems lack all conviction and the Republicans are full of passionate intensity. Meanwhile, the president is giving a decent impression of the Dalai Lama on a quiet day. But he's done that before, only to reveal a Ninja under the robes.

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