Starting the Day with Quotes from Health Care Polar Opposites
… and they are both Independents who meet in the Democratic Caucus.
“The overwhelming majority of Americans want to be able to choose between a strong public option and a private insurance plan. Without that competition, there is very little in this bill that would keep health insurance premiums from escalating rapidly. This legislation cannot simply be a huge subsidy to private insurance companies that will get millions of new customers and be able to raise their rates as high as they want.”
-Bernie Sanders (I – VT)
“My only resort, and every other senator — and there will be others who feel exactly the way I do about the public option, if the public option is still in there — the only resort we have is to say no at the end to reporting the bill off the floor.”
– Joe Lieberman (I – CT)
So how do we get this aligned (or how do we get the 60th vote from someone other than Lieberman?)
Posted on November 23, 2009, in Economics, Health Care, Politics, Word from Bill and tagged Health Care, Independents, Lieberman, Politics, quotes, Sanders. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Starting the Day with Quotes from Health Care Polar Opposites.