"Public-option" zombie: the sequel
Submitted by vastleft on Mon, 07/26/2010 - 11:42pm
What Dr. McCanne said:
So here is the stand-alone bill for the public insurance option that created so much controversy during the reform process. As we look closer at this option, we can see that the great tragedy of the public option debate was that this almost worthless proposal diverted our attention away from the debate that we should have been having - a debate over whether or not we should enact a single, universal public insurance program.