They should keep the pressure on. I don't see any reason why Rethugs--and Blue Dogs--shouldn't be asked repeatedly whether or not they want to destroy Medicare. After all, their "government is always bad" whine would imply either hypocrisy or incompetence if they refuse to give this popular program a thumbs up or down.
Just as an aside, Vitter himself has a very weird public image. His communication "style," is a cross between robot and dullard, although I get the feeling this is to hide a tempermental and arrogant persona...anyway... More of this, please:
Louisiana Democratic Party spokesman Kevin Franck e-mailed us a fun comment. "Last time I checked, you don't find core Southern values in the places David Vitter has been found," said Franck. "If David Vitter can lead his party back to their conservative values, maybe Larry Craig can give them tips on bathroom etiquette and Mark Sanford can recommend a really good restaurant in Buenos Aires."
I wish more Democratic party leaders and spokespersons would make statements like Franck.
It's also not just trauma care for wounded soldiers. It's a huge system that handles a comprehensive set of health related needs for soldiers and their families. Bill Kristol demonstrates a profound degree of shallowness in his understanding of how the system works...and it wasn't a particularly good joke if that was his point.