Saturday, December 08, 2012

The price of dealing with an extremist opposition?

There is a meme gathering steam on the left -- whether triggered by Ezra Klein or by multiple people in the know or making the same deduction -- that Obama will accede to raising the Medicare eligibility age as the price for pretty much getting his way on taxes (and stimulus)?  Here's how Don Taylor compressed the logic in a tweet
it is only thing Rs have on health. Inevitable & some D political advantages per ACA even tho bad policy

1 comment:

  1. It's always worth mentioning, whenever anyone talks of "means-testing" in relation to Medicare, that Medicare is already means-tested, no matter how many Republicans and no matter how often they say otherwise.