With the glow of victory still fresh, it’s a little unseemly to start criticizing the Republicans already on their proposals to replace Obamacare.
But we would not be in the fix we are today if a previous Republican regime had reformed (or eliminated) the employer-based exclusion of health benefits from taxable income. Or, to put it in other words: The federal government should give the American people the health-care dollars that it currently gives our employers.
Republican leaders really muddy this issue. To wit: Karl Rove's advice in yesterday's Wall Street Journal.
Read the entire post at National Review Online.