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Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate on stage during the debates on Wednesday and Thursday evening would end private health insurance coverage in the United States. Only a few of them are honest about it.
Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) recently rolled out a proposal to create another new entitlement program, Medicare Part E. This plan would put the federal government in direct competition with private health insurance companies by creating the so-called “public option.”
Following an editorial by President Barack Obama in the Journal of the American Medical Association, in which he called for a so-called “public option” component for ObamaCare, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented:
What Does Government "Competition" Really Look Like?