Friday, October 23, 2009
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Nancy Pelosi is among the Democrats who've suggested changing the name of the "Public Option" insurance plan to some variant of "Medicare," because it tests well in polls and, more importantly, confuses most people and all-but-one media outlet.
Even with a new name, the plan will still destroy the insurance industry, drive up healthcare costs, and lead to massive rationing of medical services. But instead of calling that a "disaster," let's follow the Democratic lead and call it ..."Hope and Change."