Tuesday, April 29, 2008
(4:45 PM) | Adam Kotsko:
The Fearsome John McCainIn an article about his health plan, I learn that John McCain thinks that a good idea would be "eliminating tax breaks for employers who provide health insurance for workers," replacing those tax breaks with tax credits toward buying individual insurance. I also learn that apparently Sen. McCain was unaware of the nature of individual insurance, including the fact that he himself would be unable to find insurance under his own plan, due to having had melanoma.
Does a scary black preacher outweigh a health plan that purports to help the crisis of the uninsured by actively discouraging employer-based health insurance? Stay tuned!