The firing squad is circling.
The Murphy Bill is no longer the only bill about mental health reform. The Barber Bill has been introduced and the first shots have been fired.
The Barber Bill has been called the “democratic bill” which by extension means Murphy is the Republican Bill which means absent a lot of leadership and work the non partisan issue of mental health will become a very partisan issue. My fear is that like every other partisan issue it will become just one more thing to argue about.
I am already reading articles in papers like the Wall Street Journal saying the democratic bill shows they really dont care and are trying to protect special interests. The democrats also have papers and the next shot cant be far off.
I really think Congressman Murphy was his own worst enemy. He preached about how he would work with people…
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