The Emotion of Reform

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Author(s) David Brooks
Source The New York Times
Date March 8, 2010
Quotes-start.png "They’ve stuffed the legislation with gimmicks and dodges designed to get a good score from the Congressional Budget Office but don’t genuinely control runaway spending. There is the doc fix dodge. The legislation pretends that Congress is about to cut Medicare reimbursements by 21 percent. Everyone knows that will never happen, so over the next decade actual spending will be $300 billion higher than paper projections." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.