Fact #1: Democrats threw out the public option with little or no fight.
Fact #2: Out of 210 Republican amendments submitted and considered by Sen. Christopher Dodd's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, only 49 were rejected.
That means 161, or more than 75% of, Republican health care amendments were accepted by the Democratic Party. Yet not a single Republican voted to support the legislation. And now all they do is cry and whine about being excluded from the process.
Sounds to me like we can cut 161 sections/amendments out of Sen. Dodd's committee bill on health care (and then send the GOP to bed without supper).
There's more on what the Democrats have