RETREAT? White House Appears Ready To Drop “Public Option.” I suspect it’s a Parthian retreat.
UPDATE: On the other hand, you’ve got a real marketing problem when your own people are having to publicly pledge not to kill old people.
ANOTHER UPDATE: Related thoughts. “This is not a victory.”
MORE: A “Parthian retreat” is a feigned retreat, luring the enemy into a prepared counterattack. See, e.g., Crassus.