During the last election, I don’t believe there was a single Democratic television ad in any contested race that bragged about president Obama’s singular achievement: The Affordable Care Act – AKA Obamacare. The public doesn’t like it. The politicians who passed it aren’t 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.