Dumb media revelation for today

The usually sensible Hill newspaper has a headline in its OnLine edition: "Health reform threatens to cram already overwhelmed emergency rooms."It might have been better if,like, you know, they had bothered to splash that headline during the debate over health care reform when opponents were making that very point.For example:"Healthcare Reform Will Make Emergency Room Crowding Even Worse" said Joe Weisenthal in Business Insider article nearly two years ago. Or:Robert Samuelson quoting a study just two weeks before reform passed showing that emergency room visits remained sky high after Massachusetts adopted Romneycare and the likelihood that such visits would increase under Obamacare.The point being, why is The Hill's Jay Heflin reporting on the issue now?The new healthcare law will pack 32 million newly insured people into emergency rooms already crammed beyond capacity, according to experts on healthcare facilities.A chief aim of the new healthcare law was to...(Read Full Post)