Health Care News and Views
Compiled by Benita M. Dodd
You’re stupid. Don’t sweat all this complicated gubmint stuff.
This week’s big health care story is the revelation of a 2013 video clip by Jonathan Gruber
, an architect of the Affordable Care Act. It has stirred up a hornets’ nest. Gruber, addressing an academic conference, said that the passage of ObamaCare hinged on two things: the stupidity of American voters and ObamaCare proponents’ obfuscation.
First, as a lesson to you all, let me recall the poet Omar Khayyam:
“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit,
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a…