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The Democratic Strategist

Political Strategy for a Permanent Democratic Majority

Europe 1944

TDS Co-Editor William Galston earns a quote of the day designation for a quote included in an Eliza Carney piece for National Journal on the possible use of budget reconcilation procedures for health care reform:

Resorting to reconciliation would amount to “bridge burning, not bridge building,” acknowledged William A. Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution who was a policy adviser to President Clinton. “On the other hand, as I look at Congress right now, I don’t see a lot of bridges that haven’t been bombed out already. It’s sort of like Europe in 1944.”

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