It didn't. So...
"President Obama concluded...by vowing to pass the overhaul with or without Republicans, signaling his willingness to force the bill through Congress using controversial tactics."--Washington Times
The Senate bill, the House bill and the President's Proposal should all be left dead.
Not just because they are NOT budget neutral, which they aren't.
Not just because the majority of the nation outside of Congress and the White House DO NOT support them, and they don't:
Obama and Democrats' Health Care Plan
Polling Data (posted on Real Clear Politics)
|RCP Average||2/2 - 2/23||--||40.3||51.3||Against +11.0|
|USA Today/Gallup||2/23 - 2/23||1009 A||42||49||Against +7|
|Rasmussen Reports||2/21 - 2/22||1000 LV||41||56||Against +15|
|POS (R)||2/17 - 2/18||900 RV||40||52||Against +12|
|Newsweek||2/17 - 2/18||1009 A||40||49||Against +9|
|Pew Research||2/3 - 2/9||1383 A||38||50||Against +12|
|ABC News/Wash Post||2/4 - 2/8||1004 A||46||49||Against +3|
|Quinnipiac||2/2 - 2/8||2617 RV||35||54||Against +19|
But because all three violate individual rights--which the filibuster is there to protect, and reconciliation will railroad right over--a fact that Democrats understood well when they were in the minority.