Coming from no other than New York’s Chuck Schumer.
Yeah, we know. Mitt Romney was said the same thing during his 2012 presidential campaign. You guys didn’t listen.
Democrats are turning on Obama en masse.
“Unfortunately, Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them” in electing Obama and a Democratic Congress in 2008 amid a recession. “We took their mandate and put all our focus on the wrong problem — health care reform.”
“After passing the stimulus, Democrats should have continued to propose middle class-oriented programs and built on the partial success of the stimulus, but unfortunately Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them. We took their mandate and put all of our focus on the wrong problem – health care reform.”
“The plight of uninsured Americans and the hardships caused by unfair insurance company practices certainly needed to be addressed,” he said. “But it wasn’t the change we were hired to make. Americans were crying out for an end to the recession, for better wages and more jobs — not for changes in their health care.”