Archive for April 15th, 2011
Eleven years ago, Donald Trump argued that the United Stated needed a health care system like Canada’s system:
“We must have universal healthcare,” wrote Trump. “I’m a conservative on most issues but a liberal on this one. We should not hear so many stories of families ruined by healthcare expenses.”
The goal of health care reform, wrote Trump, should be a system that looks a lot like Canada. “Doctors might be paid less than they are now, as is the case in Canada, but they would be able to treat more patients because of the reduction in their paperwork,” he writes.
Kevin Drum, writing at Mother Jones, explains that the political right has a long history working hard to defund the political left. He argues that this is what the fight over “unions” is really about.
You’d think that a lawyer about to become a father for the first would be granted some slack by his opponent regarding an upcoming trial setting. Think again.