As the economy continues to collapse, it appears health care has overtaken it as the most important issue facing Washington politicians.
The Senate’s giant health care bill has been posted here. It’s 615 pages long. The chairman’s amendments are another 175 pages.
How many people who boil the characterization of the bill down to talk-show-sized bites will actually read it? How politicians will actually read it? And this is just the Senate version.
Most people won’t. But that won’t stop them from having an opinion.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.