No, I’m not making this up. From Pelosi’s speech today to the 2010 Legislative Conference for National Association of Counties.
“You’ve heard about the controversies within the bill, the process about the bill, one or the other. But I don’t know if you have heard that it is legislation for the future, not just about health care for America, but about a healthier America, where preventive care is not something that you have to pay a deductible for or out of pocket. Prevention, prevention, prevention—it’s about diet, not diabetes. It’s going to be very, very exciting.
“But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’d like to know what’s in the bill before we pass it.