Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) all have publicly insisted that the measure emerge more or less unchanged from the House-Senate conference committee that kicked off Tuesday night.
How would they know? They didn’t have time to read the original and won’t have time to read the result of the conference. But hey — that’s way better than letting those free market types have their way.