Commentary: Looking out for No. 1
By Donald Kaul
Republicans have hatched a health care plan that will bring down costs dramatically. It's called "Die Young." It mainly targets the poor.
Democrats have a plan, too. It's called "Appoint a Commission of Experts; They'll Know What to Do." Though less effective than the GOP model at lowering costs, it has the great advantage of sparing politicians difficult votes.
Both are very disappointing.
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