From Sen. Orrin Hatch (R–Utah), explaining why conservatives should worry about the Democratic goal of eventually implmenting a national healthcare system:
If they get there, of course, you’re going to have a very rough time having a two-party system in this country, because almost everybody’s going to say, ‘All we ever were, all we ever are, all we ever hope to be depends on the Democratic Party.’ That’s their goal. That’s what keeps Democrats in power.
Weird. I understand that conservatives don’t like the idea of a national healthcare system, but guess what? Germany has one. Britain has one. France has one. Canada has one. And the conservative parties in those countries have done just fine. Republicans would do fine too if we had one.
Via Atrios. And I promise to do some non-healthcare posts soon.