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Health Reform: PostMortem Coda

Health Reform: PostMortem Coda

My take on why we saw the thrilla in … Massachusetts: From Inside Washington, Nina Totenberg encapsulated it best.   The economy and job prospects dwarf all other issues. If we had 5 percent unemployment, he probably would have gotten the plan through.  But you can’t refocus people’s attention on an aspirational goal for a society — I think it’s very difficult to do that — when people are hurting so much in the immediate sense and businesses are going down…

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