“A Bill Without Tort Reform Isn’t Healthcare Reform, And I Won’t Support Such a Fraud On The Taxpayer.”
Senate and House Republicans need to make this point again and again. Americans understand that a huge driver of health care costs is the failure to cap pain and suffering damages. And voters resent the huge payouts to plaintiffs’ lawyers and from plaintiffs’ lawyers to Democrats.
Democrats are reeling because of all the bad stuff they have thrown into the various bills. Republicans should highlight the worst of the system’s ills Democrats have refused to fix because of fealty to special interests.