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  • Romney quiet on health care because his plan is a dismal failure

    02/05/2008 10:03:19 AM PST · by Antoninus · 70 replies · 233+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribume ^ | 1-29-08 | Michael Tanner
    As he campaigns across the country this week in anticipation of the Super Tuesday primaries, Mitt Romney probably won't say much about the storied health-care plan he signed into law as governor of Massachusetts. For one thing, it is hard to portray yourself as the ideological heir to Ronald Reagan when your health-care plan is virtually indistinguishable from the one proposed by Hillary Clinton. But another reason Romney may not want to talk about his plan is that it has been a dismal failure. The Massachusetts plan was supposed to achieve universal health coverage while controlling costs. As Romney wrote...