As usual, The Rude Pundit nails it. Health care is a civil right, and Progressives need to treat it as such. Additionally, the Democrats need to grow a pair and realize that we voted them a mega-majority for a fucking reason. From the article:
Mostly, though, there’s only one real solution: Democrats have to have the guts to tell Republicans that they’re no longer part of the process. They have not negotiated in good faith and they’re not gonna vote for shit, no matter how watered down. It’s gotta be “Fuck off, fuckers” and bar the door and pass what needs passing.