.... If you're not going to have an employer mandate, then probably the only way to do it is some version of what Rep. Rahm Emanuel [D-Ill.] is now suggesting -- which is to allow all the uninsured people to buy into the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program. That's a private plan with a lot of different options and costs. And then subsidize the purchases for small businesses and those who can't afford it. That's the simplest way to do it, with low administrative costs.
I felt like crying reading Clinton's interview. We need him so badly now.
The good news is that he's fit, sharp, and ready to fight hard.
With Clinton right and center, and Gore covering his left flank with raking fire, Kerry might just win.
One thing you can be sure of, no-one will talk about gun control. The NRA has won a decade's respite.