Medicare-X and the long slope to single payer.
Jumped the single-payer gun?
“Evil corporations are the only impediment he acknowledges.”
“Rather than give a detailed proposal about how we’re going to raise $3 trillion a year…”
“Right now I’m protecting the Affordable Care Act.”
“Back in ’09, we were not ready to address it.”
“…we need to have a conversation about how we get there.”
“…you know, she actually likes the concept.”
If you liked the Medicaid expansion …
“We’re not going to accept no more hemming and hawing.”
Feeding on their own
Feel the power of the barely operational Skinny Side of the Force!
“We were betrayed by CNA…”
“we have become alarmed and disheartened by bullying tactics, threats of violence, and death threats”
Medicare for all?
It’s not a slippery slope. It’s a freaking avalanche.
“Now it’s time for the next step.”
I can’t imagine what I was thinking when I said that
“What happened was a national disgrace, and yet some of the employees involved in these scandals remained on the payrolls.”
“The government’s price tag would be astonishing.”
“What happens to the population of doctors practicing in California?”
“Don’t wait for them. You lead.”
“there is tremendous uncertainty in how such a system would be developed…”
“I am privileged to have health care.”
“The irony is, in the end, I think Obamacare wins the day because it changed expectations.”
“I think having bipartisan would be a big, big improvement.”
The $40 billion question.
“…similar to the results of an AP-GfK poll in July 2016.”
“Maybe [Americans] don’t feel as if our public life reflects our best.”