The epic battle for health-care reform has been recorded in millions upon millions of words, but leave it to the medium of the comics to boil everything down perfectly. Over the weekend The Root published this priceless comic-style distillation of the debate, its players and its outcome written, created and drawn by Lawrence Ross and Joshua Kemble.
Besides the big health-care win, there was news late yesterday that President Obama used the just-started congressional recess to exercise his presidential prerogative, making 15 recess appointments to fill vacancies in his administration and various agencies — bypassing the need for Senate confirmation. Republicans are not happy. Obama's fists of fury strike again.