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  •  And that desire - that the public option (0+ / 0-)

    be a "mechanism for eventual removal of for-profit insurance" is exactly why so many people are leery of it. They'd lose their 'excellent coverage' and get the lowest common denominator of care.

    The best thing the left can do is still push for the public option but recognize that the majority are currently fine with their insurance, will push back just as hard as you push to remove it. Accept that there will be people who will prefer private coverage, probably for decades to come, and make sure their coverage is decent. Through regulation.

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