HEALTHCARE FOR ALL!….A advisory panel overseen by the comptroller general has recommended that “Congress should take immediate steps to guarantee that all Americans have access to affordable health care by 2012”:
While leaving many details to be worked out, the panel declared, ?It should be public policy, written in law, that all Americans have affordable access to health care.?
The panel was created by the 2003 law that added a drug benefit to Medicare. Under the law, President Bush has 45 days to comment on the recommendations and offer a report to Congress.
I’ll bet Bush is just going to jump all over this. You know, compassionate conservative and all that. I can hardly wait.