Health Care Aftermath

So what are the results of the health care fight?  As far as its impact on the nation’s medical and fiscal health, time will tell.  Politically speaking…

President Obama can claim credit for making good on a big campaign promise.

Democrats have energized their liberal base.

Republicans have energized their conservative base.

Republican lawsuits through the states might make them look like sore losers.

Young adult Democrats who will have to buy health insurance might re-think their support of health care reform.

If layers of new bureaucracy (and purchases of health insurance) become a drag on the economic recovery, it could spell trouble for Democrats.

What will it all mean to the November elections?  Stay tuned…