Monday, July 23, 2007

Romney Condemns Obama's Health Plan--But Obama's Plan is a Clone of the Massachusetts Plan Romney Signed!

Mitt Romney criticized Barack Obama's health care proposal over the weekend in New Hampshire. According to The Baltimore Sun, Romney said, "Barack Obama said we're going to have the government take over health care. He at least had the integrity to say he wants to raise your taxes." He added, "The right answer is not a government takeover, it's not socialized medicine. It's not Hillarycare." Separately, at a Sunday town hall meeting, Romney said, "I don't want the guys who ran the [Hurricane] Katrina cleanup running my health care system."

I am not here to tell you Obama has the best plan, or he doesn't--or that any other candidate does or doesn't for that matter. I do feel comfortable in telling you that Obama pretty much has the plan Romney signed into law in Massachusetts.

In fact, Obama's plan doesn't go as far as the Mass plan Romney signed--the Obama plan doesn't have an individual mandate!

Which planet is Romney from?

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