Republicans Compare Public Option To Hurricane Katrina | Talking Points Memo

Congressional Republicans have released an outline of what they call the Patients’ Choice Act–their alternative to health care legislation due shortly out of both the Senate Finance Committee and the Committee and Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. They will refer to this in the coming weeks as they attempt to defeat Democratic reform efforts, and, at the very least, it’s a much more thorough document than was, say, the House GOP’s alternative budget, which was mocked loudly all across the capital.

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