Do not resuscitate the “public option” by Dr. Andy Coates

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Dr. Andy Coates, a member of Physicians for a National Health Program and steward in the Public Employees Federation in New York, argues that it’s wrong to push for a “public option” now that Barack Obama is trying to restart health care legislation.

SocialistWorker.org
Feb. 26, 2010

LIKE INITIATING CPR on a patient who was dead in the field and remains dead on arrival, the effort to resuscitate the “public option” is mistaken–and futile.

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