Why Obamacare Is Sinking

Charles Krauthammer once again gets what is going on and clearly states his case.

What happened to Obamacare? Rhetoric met reality. As both candidate and president, the master rhetorician could conjure a world in which he bestows upon you health-care nirvana: more coverage, less cost.

But you can’t fake it in legislation. Once you commit your fantasies to words and numbers, the Congressional Budget Office comes along and declares that the emperor has no clothes.

President Obama premised the need for reform on the claim that medical costs are destroying the economy. True. But now we learn — surprise! — that universal coverage increases costs. The congressional Democrats’ health-care plans, says the CBO, increase costs on the order of $1 trillion plus.

Follow the link above the read the rest.


~ by thedark2 on July 24, 2009.

2 Responses to “Why Obamacare Is Sinking”

  1. I’m so glad that you are making people aware of the healthcare bill.
    On my blog, I’m detailing what the House bill (h.r.3200) actually says.
    Come Join the Journey!

  2. I am glad the Obama health care train got derailed before it arrived at the president’s desk. They tried to pull a fast one but the American people stopped this legislation deads in its tracks for now at least.

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