POLITICS
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nate Silver: Progressives Are Crazy to Oppose the Senate Health Care Bill

I understand that most of the liberal skepticism over the Senate bill is well intentioned. But it has become way, way off the mark. Where do you think the $800 billion goes? It goes to low-income families just like these. Where do you think it comes from? We won't know for sure until the Senate and House produce their conference bill, but it comes substantially from corporations and high-income earners, plus some efficiency gains.

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