LOON WATCH: Specter against key part of health care reform

I really hope there some deal that we don't know about between Specter & the President. Otherwise, things will get ugly quite quickly.

Today, Sunday Loon Watch focuses on former Republican Senator Arlen Specter’s interview on Meet the Press. In the interview, Specter came out clearly and unambiguously against a key part of President Obama’s health care reform plan, the establishment of an optional public health plan. (Democratic Senator Ben Nelson also doesn’t support the president’s plan.)

In another interesting comment, Specter affirmed his opposition to using reconciliation to pass health care reform, putting the possibility of a filibuster on the table.

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