It is interesting, though, that he needs to take this much time to decide if he wants to do the thing all of his military people say needs to be done if his own stated goals are to be achieved . . . why, because it's vitally important that we get it right . . .
But when it comes to the massive overhaul of the health care system, the consequences of which will be a massive, permanent fact of life, for always, no, the time for debate is over. If he had gotten what he wanted, it would have been voted on in July, before anyone even knew what it entailed.
Same for the "stimulus" package. NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW.