You Had Me at "Split": Until You Didn't

Apparently the Minnesota delegation of Democrat Congressmen are split on the health care bill being considered this afternoon:

Firmly in favor: McCollum and Walz; may vote “yes”: Oberstar and Ellison; solid “no”: Peterson

I am relatively surprised.  Minnesota is a hugely Democratic state.  Perhaps this is due to the fact that there is a significant amount of agricultural population as well as a high ratio of teachers.  However, even with that said, Minnesota is one of the States that is fighting the Federal takeover of health care.

But, but.  Politicians simply can STOP being politicians:

“It can be a smart strategy for members to hold out until the last minute to support their party’s legislation because they might be able to extract something from this,” said Kathryn Pearson, political science professor at the University of Minnesota.

Sigh.  What are we to do?

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