9/05/2009

Where the health care debate currently stands

There is not a crisis among those without health insurance, but I think that this quote gets it correct regarding people's perceptions about the health

“At the moment, except for the people without insurance, we’re not in a health-care crisis,” said Stephen Wayne, a professor of government at Georgetown University in Washington. “You do need a crisis to generate movement in Congress and to help build a consensus.” . . .

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Blogger 1 said...

RE: Stephen Wayne's comment: “You do need a crisis to generate movement in Congress and to help build a consensus.”...

No a crisis ISN'T needed...

Just a lot of uniformed voters, a few lying politicos, and an MSM willing to push the agenda...

9/05/2009 4:57 AM  
Blogger Cato said...

The only real crisis is for those who see government, and only government, as the solution to everything they perceive as being somehow wrong. The vast majority of those without insurance fall into one of two categories: those who are already able to afford available insurance programs but have decided that their money would be better spent elsewhere, and those who are already eligible for government health programs but are either too lazy or too ignorant to enroll.

9/05/2009 12:41 PM  

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