Jack Heinsius: Obamacare is still an improvement

November 4, 2013 

No doubt Democrats hold the patent on the ring shaped firing squad. The recent stumble out of the Affordable Care Act is certainly a foot-shooting exercise. But if you're spilling tea down your front while jumping up and down with "I told you so" glee, let's remember that this is still the first real step taken in a 50-year struggle to bring health care to those who need it most.

And, it's not like Obamacare is replacing some efficient, cost effective existing health care plan. Neither have the 'Publicans offered any real alternative. Come to think of it, their last presidential candidate did have a plan -- you know, the one like Obamacare.

JACK HEINSIUS

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