McCain’s Health Insurance Rx

I’ll bet McCain is wishing he’d never said this: (page 3, top of right column)

Opening up the health insurance market to more vigorous nationwide competition, as we have done over the last decade in banking, would provide more choices of innovative products less burdened by the worst excesses of state-based regulation.

Yes… that’s exactly what we need… a health insurance industry that performs more like our banking industry.

Government regulation, like most things, is a matter of having just enough. It’s a careful balancing act. It’s not a black and white issue. Don’t we need leaders intelligent enough to understand the nuance of this?

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