January 30, 2008

TERMINATED: A look at the demise of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s health-care plan, and what it means for Hillarycare 2.0. “Like collapses in Illinois, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, this one crumpled because of the costs, which are always much higher than anticipated. . . . This reveals that liberal health-care politics is increasingly the art of the impossible: You can’t make coverage ‘universal’ while at the same time keeping costs in check — at least without prohibitive tax increases.”