Panicking over a panic!
Hub Blog gets the distinct impression that it’s really liberals who are the ones starting to panic over a panic.
... Joel says it’s ‘totally rubbish’ to say draft health-care plans won’t reduce actual health-care costs. Really? That’s not what CBO chief Douglas Elmendorf says here
. Joel points to Ezra Klein
to back up his point. But, again, Elmendorf specifically says he’s talking about both federal outlays and actual inflation. … Mickey
, among many others, has been making mincemeat of the whole bogus ‘cost savings’ argument. … IBD
rips into the alleged creation of a new insurance “market.” Repeat
: It’s not about cost savings, folks. It’s about a decades-long dream by liberals for a universal and government-run health system.Update
-- Now I'm a paranoid failure at mind reading
. See update. … I should have inserted "in general" after "liberal" above (like I did the other day
) because in debates like this, apparently, every comma and word is open to attack. Better that, I guess, than debating the CBO’s estimates of increasing budget deficits and health-care costs.