Friday, February 18, 2011

Has Opposition to Obamacare Opened a New Front on Entitlements?

Okay, maybe the Republicans are serious about reforming entitlements — especially Medicare, the Big Kahuna. Usually, politicians’ claims to be almost willing to make preparations to eventually propose having an “adult conversation” about entitlements are not worth wasting time on. But this time may be different — and I credit the fight against Obamacare with moving the goalposts.

Read the entire column at National Review Online (more activist version) or John Goodman's Health Policy Blog (more wonky version).