Obamacare: Not Inevitable

According to Diagnosis, a health policy blog, Obamacare is less politically feasible than previously thought:

The Democrats are thus faced with an impossible choice. They can either impose a large new tax on the middle-class — thus breaking the president’s campaign pledge to only target the rich and angering their union allies. Or they can apply the cap just to upper income households — and fall far short of the revenue necessary to pay for their expensive new entitlement.

Reality is setting in with President Obama and the Democrats: No matter how well-intended a policy is, it cannot evade the economic facts of reality.

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