Why Is Obamacare Such a Mess? There Was No Adult in the Room When It Passed
Also published in Forbes Tue. January 27, 2015
During the last election, I dont believe there was a single Democratic television ad in any contested race that bragged about president Obamas singular achievement: The Affordable Care Act AKA Obamacare. The public doesnt like it. The politicians who passed it arent defending it. So why do we have it?
According to Steven Brill, special interests carved up health reform like hogs at the trough. The political leaders, were reluctant accomplices.
John C. Goodman is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and President of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research.
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