A massive educational failure

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.

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