‘Top Line’ — Obama Takes Health Care Case on Road Again

By Lindsey Ellerson

Apr 1, 2010 7:15pm

ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: Health care reform is now law, but the talking continues. But can Democrats win the broad argument with the public by breaking the law down into smaller parts, as the president tried to do in Maine on Thursday? The latest round of polling suggests that any expected bounce for Democrats has been minimal at best, at least for now. That was our “Top Line” question of the day today. Responded @bryanmyrick: “Politics is like baseball. The pitcher doesn't get to call a do-over just because the opposing team is lighting him up.” We chatted about it on “Top Line” with Jonathan Martin of Politico. “I'm just not sure how you get some folks to change their minds after they're convinced that this is socialism, or this is going to be some sort of radical change,” Martin said. “It's just a very, very tough sell. And given what has been done so far, I mean obviously it's not working yet We also talked about a story Martin broke today, about a Republican National Committee mailer that accidentally included the number of a phone sex line. “Can this gang shoot straight? And I think that's the question a lot of folks around town are asking,” Martin told us. Watch the “Top Line” segment with Jonathan Martin b

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