October 29, 2009 10:20AM

Can’t Achieve Public Option Without Deception

Speaker Pelosi is set to unveil a health care bill today including yet another version of the so‐​called public option. This one would let providers “negotiate” reimbursement rates with the government‐​run program.


That’s the health care equivalent of negotiating with Tony Soprano.


But regardless of how much lipstick they put on this pig, it still is a government takeover of the health care system that would all but eliminate private insurance and force millions of Americans into a government‐​run system. Apparently the House leadership has decided that if at first you can’t get the votes by being honest about your true intentions, lie, lie, again.