Hillary Was Right: The Health Care Plan That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Source: Jonathan Cohn, New Republic, Vol. 236 no. 4814, June 4, 2007
(subscription required)

More than a dozen years later, Hillary Clinton wants the world to know that she has seen the error of her ways. That health care plan–the one that was supposed to revolutionize the medical industry and guarantee every American insurance–wasn’t such a hot idea after all. “I think that both the process and the plan were flawed,” Clinton admitted in an interview with The New York Times, demonstrating a level of contrition more fitting for an Iraq war architect. “We were trying to do something that was very hard to do, and we made a lot of mistakes.”…

Leave a Reply