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One of the key kitchen-table issues that was raised very successfully by many of the newly-elected, populist-minded Democrats this year was the rip-off prices charged by the drug giants. Yet, only days after the Democratic sweep of congress, the Bushites threw themselves directly in front of the clear will of the people.
Despite a cloud of rosy rhetoric from Bush himself about a new spirit of “bipartisanship” to get things done for the people, the White House says it will stand squarely with the drug giants against the people’s obvious need. Bush & Company will adamantly oppose the common-sense proposal that Medicare negotiate lower