White House adviser David Axelrod tells ABC News that what remains of Obama's desire for a public option is largely theoretical. "The spirit that led him to support a public option is still very much at play here and so you know he wants competition. He wants choice."
Ah. So this was all about "competition" and not about "costs" and the "uninsured"? Not too bad, Dave. But you need to tweak it some. Maybe a few focus groups over the holiday weekend?