Baucus plays the fear card
John Selib, Baucus' chief of staff, said his boss' goal of making sure everyone has health care coverage could be undermined by opening a potentially divisive debate on single-payer.
Selib said it's been 16 years since Congress' last attempt at health care reform, and insurance companies continue to discriminate against patients and raise premiums.
Hear that peasants? Be grateful for any crumbs we choose to toss you or you might not get anything.