This is worth studying – from the Wall Street Journal. This is not new. It is not driven by the current economic crisis. Keep your eye on the ball and watch the money. This dynamic duo will not lose — large insurance companies and big Pharma. That’s why Harry and Louise now favor a new plan.
Also required viewing is Marcia Angell interviewed on this weeks Bill Moyer’s Journal. She fears a bad plan is worse than no plan at all. Reference her past accomplishments as Editor of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and author of The Truth about the Drug Companies: How they deceive us and what to do about it.
Hillary Clinton was interviewed on Meet the Press. David Axelrod on Face the Nation. Not very convincing as he trys to answer the unanswerable. How to fund the grand plan. Watch Jim Cooper, who follows. He may be the weatherman. [unless you remember Dylan’s most favorite line … from Subterranean Homesick Blues]