September 20th, 2008

No spin here

This definitely calls for an "Oh, snap"

John McCain -- yes, John McCain -- just unintentionally made the best possible argument for nationalized health care I've heard this year. Via Krugman:
Here’s what McCain has to say about the wonders of market-based health reform:

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.

Nothing could possibly go wrong; they're all insured through AIG. </snark>
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Daily Random Thoughts

(via LoudTwitter)
  • 10:19 I just handled a phone call from a potential customer who says he has Windows 95 and a 300 bps modem. As far as I can tell, he was serious. #
  • 21:29 Back from service call. Me: 45 minutes of Internet config. Him: Jerry Mander book, tinyurl.com/3ppdql. I may have won on the deal. #
  • 22:18 Kady just pointed out that our plecostomus Boing is nestled in a hollowed zucchini shell. She quips, "A pleco and his greens: a love story." #