Sunday, July 01, 2012

The End of Discrimination Against Sick People. Unless...

Labor Secretary Frances Perkins

Jonathan Alter offers an interesting frame for understanding the Supreme Court majority ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Alter concludes with this reminder of what's at stake for America.
Unless Mitt Romney wins, we will have ended discrimination against sick people in our time—an historic achievement that wouldn’t have been possible without an obscure constitutional argument over taxes.
— Jonathan Alter, The 1934 Dinner Party That May Have Helped Save Obamacare, The Daily Beast, July 1, 2012 

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