by Divorced one like Bush
So, American’s put an intellectual in the president’s seat. It’s been called pragmatism. We cheer the return of science and thus critical thinking to our politics. Yet, here we are at the cusp of the next great societal character development issue since we figured out after the depression there was class war in the US and we get this:
“If you establish a public option at the forefront that goes head-to-head and competes with the private health insurance market … the public option will have significant price advantages,” she said.
Yes, Maine’s finest: Olympia Snowe as she argues against making the public option available at the get go.
But, this concept is not new. It dates back to 2006 when the Council for Affordable Health Insurance presented a 17 page report suggesting the same thing. And!, now we have the Heritage foundation dittoing the same report. (More on that coming at AB by the other bloggers here.)
But, never fear, Sam’s got you covered. He explains the appropriateness of Olympia’s thinking.