Do you think healthcare will be the downfall of Democrats in 2010?
President Barack Obama is facing a wave of anger from liberal Democrats who accuse the White House of abandoning health-care reform proposals dear to U.S. progressives -- including a new government-run insurance option or an expansion of Medicare -- without putting up a fight.
In a scathing criticism of White House compromises, former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean said Wednesday that health care legislation now before the U.S. Senate has been so badly gutted it should be scrapped altogether.
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Asked by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on Dec. 16, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on Dec. 16, 2009
If only statistics were that simple. Even by your measure anon :28, that would be sixty percent that was for it BEFORE public option was dropped. Many that were supporting the bill were doing so because of the medicare buy in and the public option. now that those are gone, what is the point of the current bill? Who will it help and in what measure? And finally, how much will it cost? Seems like a no brainer to me. For this single solitary time, I agree with Howard Dean.
Answer by Anonymous at 10:38 PM on Dec. 16, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:45 PM on Dec. 16, 2009
Answer by 29again at 11:28 PM on Dec. 16, 2009
Answer by LoriKeet at 7:39 AM on Dec. 17, 2009