One would think that the slaughter of innocents, especially on the cusp of the holidays, would offer Americans the courage to move forward. However, we ended up with cowardice from a select set of Democratic senators.
Three misconceptions have driven the health care debate off course and have given rise to some of the problems in the Baucus proposal. These misconceptions need to be corrected so we can get back on track.
Senator Wyden discussed his "Free Choice Proposal" in detail with me, just two days after he met with President Obama to discuss the latest developments in the health care reform battle. Here's what he said.
Opponents of a single-payer plan say Americans will never accept socialized medicine. But according to a 2008 poll, when Americans were asked what they thought of socialized medicine, 45 percent said it would be better.