"Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power." ~Charles A. Beard
As usual, Jim Wright nails it.
You cannot reason with people who are incapable of reason, whose fanatical positions are based on irrational discredited beliefs such as “death panels.” It is not possible to reach a rational compromise with these people because they are not rational people. And in the end, it is perfectly within the legal framework of the Constitution to ignore their minority insanity and move on.
Read the whole thing.