“I want to be very clear,” Mr. Obama said in his weekly address to the nation. “I will not sign on to any health plan that adds to our deficits over the next decade. And by helping improve quality and efficiency, the reforms we make will help bring our deficits under control in the long term.”
There isn’t any serious observer who believes either the House or Senate is remotely close to agreeing on such a revenue-neutral plan, and the “government option/public plan” is so wildly expensive that any plan with such a component means the president is simply not leveling with the public here as he continues to press for such a plan.
Take a moment to join the nearly half-million people who have already signed on to the petition urging the Congress to stop this charade now. These are the sort of numbers and response that gets noticed –and which kills bad bills.