In the primaries, Obama distinguished himself from Clinton on health care by opposing an individual mandate. In the general election, he distinguished himself from McCain by opposing taxes on health benefits. So now he is trying to pass bills with both an individual mandate and taxes on health benefits — and his supporters are saying that Congress should go along because he won the election.
So recent you can still taste the bile
- Society is constantly adapting to all sorts of changes
- Book review: Without Precedent
- Scope creep
- Populism and responses to it
- Your so-called England is a hoax!
- A disaster for American discourse
- What do we choose to accept?
- A national conversation about guns
- Twitter’s fondest wishes to the contrary, govt solutions are hard to find
- Dangerous lame-duck games