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January 19, 2011
Frist: ObamaCare 'beautiful on paper'
Bill Frist, medical doctor and former Republican Senate Majority Leader (2003 - 2007), said Tuesday that he's for fixing not nixing ObamaCare. His pronouncement came on the same day that some 200 economists sent a letter to House and Senate leaders calling for its repeal and replacement. Frist said of ObamaCare:...It's not the bill that I would have drafted. But it is the law of the land, and it is the platform, the fundamental platform, upon which all future efforts to make this system better for that patient, for that family, for that community, will be based...Frist, a consummate country-club establishment Republican, thinks the law contains some desirable elements that "need to be preserved, need to be cuddled, need to be snuggled, need to be promoted and need to be implemented...I mean, what came out of Washington, D.C., the vision, the construct, the policy, is beautiful on paper[.]"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder or of one's family's holdings, as the case...(Read Full Post)