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But can Obama cure health care?

| Sunday, March 1, 2009

President Obama won't be crafting his health-care plan in secret as the Clintons did in '93 when the Republicans shot it down. Obama will be crafting his plan in the open before the Republicans shoot it down.

Too pessimistic• Most doctors and insurance company CEOs are Republicans. Obama's plan raises taxes on the over $250,000-a-year crowd. Add talk radio and the sick get a lethal injection.

For anyone in poor health who lost his house, his car and his job, there is a two-word description on talk radio -- greedy socialist.

Congressman John Dingell has been introducing a health-care plan every two years throughout Democrat and Republican regimes, good times and bad. Since 1955. If Obama is the messiah, health care is the test.

Mark Russell is a syndicated satirist.

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