Obama's Health Care Will Make It Worse

By Robert Samuelson - August 10, 2009

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"The status quo is unsustainable for families, businesses and government." -- President Obama, June 13 WASHINGTON -- One of the bewildering ironies of the health care debate is that President Obama claims to be attacking the status quo when he's actually embracing it. Ever since Congress created Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, health politics has followed a simple logic: Expand benefits and talk...

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