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Thursday, November 14, 2013

'The Backbones of Banana Slugs'

Robert Reich:

Having the Backbone to Set Minimum Standards for Health Insurance: Democrats are showing once again they have the backbones of banana slugs.
The Affordable Care Act was meant to hold insurers to a higher standards. So it stands to reason that some insurers will have to cancel their lousy sub-standard policies.
But spineless Democrats (including my old boss Bill Clinton) are caving in to the Republican-fueled outrage that the President “misled” Americans into thinking they could keep their old lousy policies — and are now urging the White House to forget the new standards and let people keep what they had before.
And some congressional Republicans are all too eager to join them, and allow insurers to offer whatever crap they were offering before...

    Posted by on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM in Economics, Health Care, Politics | Permalink  Comments (155)


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