There’s a lot of blame to go around, but once in a while I see something that truly makes me want to despair. Per Ezra Klein:
Vanity Fair finally had the bright idea to ask, “could you confidently explain what exactly the public option is to someone who didn’t know?” The answer:
I think that the public option is arguably one of the easier aspects of health care reform to understand; it’s certainly one of the most widely discussed. And if this is how few Americans understand it, then people like me have failed in a massive way. Horrifying.