Public Option advocacy: jonesing for a placebo
Submitted by vastleft on Wed, 08/19/2009 - 9:41am
Now, obviously (and this is will be explored in more detail in the forthcoming piece, which will be out this week), the public option was not a cure-all. In fact, the Democrats had in reality already managed to kill the public option by watering it down to the point of near-meaninglessness.
"Public Option... doesn't mean anything. The vagueness allowed anyone to fill in the blanks...."
We have met the idiots, and they is us.