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  •  Republicans are right to be afraid of ACA working. (2+ / 0-)
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    Larsstephens, Calamity Jean

    Bill Kristol was right when he wrote about the politics of health care in 1993.

    But the long-term political effects of a successful Clinton health care bill will be even worse--much worse. It will relegitimize middle-class dependence for "security" on government spending and regulation. It will revive the reputation of the party that spends and regulates, the Democrats, as the generous protector of middle-class interests. And it will at the same time strike a punishing blow against Republican claims to defend the middle class by restraining government.

    Art is the handmaid of human good.

    by joe from Lowell on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 03:54:18 PM PDT

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