Jacob Hacker, the Yale professor who is considered the father of the public option, has apiece in support of the current health-care bill in Politico today. It concludes like this:

 We have a once-in-a-generation moment to pass reform, and we must seize it. But what we pass must be understood as only a step — an important but ultimately incomplete step — toward the goals that the inspiring campaign for the public option embodied.