November 14, 2013
Erickson vs. Anderson on the 'Keep Your Plan Act'
Writing at RedState, Erick Erickson says it's "a trap." Writing at NRO, Jeffrey Anderson writes, "no it isn't." Welcome to the GOP's latest dilemma: Should Republicans help bail out Democrats on Obamacare by passing a bill that would allow insurance companies to continue offering plans that have been cancelled due to Obamacare rules? Erickson: Republicans are walking into a trap and they don't even realize it. They are about to consider, in the House of Representatives, legislation by Congressman Upton that would allow people to keep their insurance plans. There's a problem though. It is widely acknowledged that Congressman Upton's legislation is more messaging than substance. His legislation does not have anything in it that can force insurance companies, in the topsy-turvy world of Obamacare, to keep insurance plans going. But there is a plan than does. Senator Mary Landrieu has written legislation in the United States Senate that the Democrats love. It mandates...(Read Full Post)