Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) makes some simple points, elegantly:
(1) Health care costs must be brought under control or they will overrun the federal budget;
(2) The public option is a critical tool for keeping health care costs down;
(3) The public option will work because it (a) inserts more competition into the system and (b) delivers health care for the cost of health care.
She doesn't tell us what Obama plans to DO with my grandmother after she's dead. I want to know that. Soylent Green? Soylent Pink? Soy Milk? How do you even milk a soy?
And why am I out of rum already? Damn dogs...