The problem the President is having in the health care debate is one of his own making. He doesn’t know how to explain the plan and Americans are using their common sense and realizing what they are hearing just doesn’t make sense. Here is a good example from IMAO:
If the government gives a big wad of cash to your business, they can tell you how much you can pay your employees, what mode of transportation you can take, and where you can travel to because you’re on the taxpayer’s dime.
If the government is spending big wads of cash on your health care, they promise not to interfere with any health-related choices you’d care to make, no matter how many taxpayer’s dimes it costs.
Anybody buying this?
The President’s problem selling the health care plan is the topic of my column at American Issues Project today.
The problem the President is having selling his plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system is not attributable to what he called the “wild misrepresentations that bear no resemblance to anything that’s actually been proposed.” His problem is this debate is something the average American can understand…. he should be looking at what he is telling them. The post office reference is a prime example.
… Even those who have not had a negative personal post office experience have most likely noticed how often the cost of a stamp has risen over the past few years. Most know that in spite of frequent increases in the cost of a stamp, the USPS has been running with a huge deficit and has recently even discussed reducing mail delivery from six days a week to five.Read the rest at American Issues Project.