Barone and Krauthammer claim that the Medicaid group did not have better health than the uninsured group, proving the futility of health insurance, but their conclusion is based on a very narrow, selective reading of the evidence.
“Moderates” don’t make legislating easier. Majorities make legislating easier. – Ezra Klein (Washington Post)
“Are any of you voting for Mitt Romney?” host Jimmy Kimmel asked the audience at the Emmy’s last month. “Okay,” he said after listening to the smattering of applause, “there’s forty Republicans and the rest: godless, liberal homosexuals.” “Being a Republican in Hollywood,” he joked, “is like being a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the snack table…
We dropped 8.9 percent of GDP in Q4 2008. We lost 800,000 jobs in January 2009. We passed the stimulus. And then the next quarter we saw the biggest jobs improvement in 30 years. – Michael Grunwald (The Washington Post)
(Source: The Washington Post)