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Posted by Phoenix Woman on August 29, 2009

Unlike what the GOP/Media Complex is telling us, Teddy Kennedy was not going to trade away the public option. He’d already done all the compromising he planned to do, by giving up the push for immediate universal single-payer health care.

David “Kagro X” Waldman suggested that, rather than naming a health-care bill after Teddy, we instead name the one thing he found to be non-negotiable, the one line in the sand he would not cross, for him. Thus, the public option is now “Tedicare”.

Here’s the Tedicare logo, courtesy of the wonderful Rochelle Lesser:


You can order coffee mugs and t-shirts with his image over at CafePress. Proceeds go to support Fire Dog Lake’s fight for the public option.

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