October 27, 2009 9:42AM

Reid’s Accomplishment

Including a Fannie Med with a “state opt‐​out” provision in the Senate Democrats’ health care bill accomplishes only this: it helps Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) survive as majority leader by appeasing his left wing. It doesn’t make it any more (or less) likely that Fannie Med will survive.

(Cross‐​posted at Politico’s Health Care Arena.)