[Marxism] Obama to Wilson: you were right!

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 07:49:33 MDT 2009


After Wilson (and other Republicans) disrupted Obama's speech, the
media pointed out that
Wilson was wrong, that all the current proposals would let
undocumented children die for
lack of papers (except 676, which went unmentioned, and which covers
ALL residents). Some
went further and pointed out that while "illegals" could still buy coverage
illegally, Obama couldn't be blamed for not proposing to enforce a ban
on such purchases.
But now Obama admits Wilson et al. have a point:
"The health care legislation is still being developed, and many details could
change, but based on the proposals so far, Mr. Obama’s overarching
point is accurate: the
legislation would not allow illegal immigrants to get the proposed
government subsidies
that would make it easier for low-income individuals and families to
afford health
insurance.
"The White House press secretary, Robert Gibbs, said Thursday that Mr.
Obama would
go further, barring illegal immigrants from buying private health
insurance through a
proposed government-regulated marketplace, even if they could afford
the coverage on
their own. "
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/11/us/politics/11wilson.html?_r=1&hpw




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