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This is why universal health care is viewed as a non-starter in Washington, even though a vast majority of Americans want it.  

Sort of. That vast majority drops fast when you get into the details. And then you have the problem of America's de facto super majority system for legislation. Given a large minority of the population that will oppose whatever plan you come up with and the need of sixty votes to pass legislation in the senate, seeing the insurance lobby as the only major obstacle seems simplistic to me.

And if you think that Chirac and company don't have an incestuous relationship with corporate interests, well...

by MarekNYC on Tue Jan 16th, 2007 at 04:39:18 PM EST
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