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Perhaps “Anti-Christ” is too strong? After all, Singer is a chaired professor at Princeton University and arguably the world’s most influential living philosopher.
His Animal Liberation has been translated into more than twenty languages (including Chinese, Hebrew, Croatian, and Turkish), and is the book most responsible for bringing the concerns of non-human animals to the Western world’s attention.
Perhaps you thought that after the passage of health care reform—especially after the long, bruising, political and social battle that got us there—we could move onto other things.
You would have been mistaken.
The new House of Representatives appears to have the votes to repeal health care reform, and Senate Republicans are eager to use every procedural tactic (many of which involve defunding strategies) to slow the implementation process and perhaps even to stop it. Lacking control of the Senate and the presidency, of course, means they cannot actually repeal health care reform—but GOP leadership will almost certainly make this into a central issue in the 2012 elections.