Republicans: Jesus, you're just voting for Hopey McChangey because he's a great speaker and he's promising unicorns and rainbows of change.
Democrats: How condescending. No, I'm voting for Obama based on his stated policy goals and his deliberative nature. We are, after all, the reality-based community.
Democrats: WHERE THE &#%&@ IS MY GODDAM UNICORN?!!
FWIW, until we rise up with pitchforks and get rid of the Senate (and, seriously, I've had my pitchfork sharpened for years), I think we got HCR about as far as it could go this round. Although I disagree with the idea we live in a center-right nation, we operate within a center-right system.