Here's an interesting CNN piece about gun provisions inserted into Obamacare that were relatively unknown at the time. And who put them in there? Democrat Senator Harry Reid who, at the time in Nevada, was facing a serious reelection challenge. Why? To get the political support of the NRA.
When Nancy Pelosi said they have to pass the bill to know what's in it she wasn't lying. But wouldn't it have been nice if the media had paid more attention to that comment at the time? Us right-wingers sure did. But we were just being extreme and worried about nothing. Right?