The Obama Administration has a plan to lower the cost of health care by making it cost more.
As if to illustrate the disagreement among Democrats, the House's senior lawmaker — Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. — said a Senate-approved tax on expensive insurance plans "seems kind of dumb to me." Labor leaders and House Democrats have said the plan would hit union members and many middle-class families.It is lucky the president is so smart. Because as George Orwell said, "Some things are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them." I might amend that and say socialist. But the overlap is so great that the two categories are nearly identical. And how would Orwell have known? He was an intellectual AND a socialist.
But Obama favors it as a way of reining in the skyrocketing cost of health care, and the Senate included the proposal in its bill.
He wrote a couple of "fiction" books about it:
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