Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Maggie cuts to the crux of the matter

Back when it was ok to call a socialist a socialist...

2 comments:

Samay said...

It's not the same because Thatcher was talking about actual industry-nationalizing anti-free-market socialists.

JoeCollins said...

The general complaint about wealth inequality is the same, and their prescriptions differ mostly in degree.

I believe the current health care debate is similarly more motivated by the "gap" issue than by any real interest in lowering costs. Republicans don't believe costs will be lowered substantially if at all, and I wonder if Dem policy makers believe it either, or if cost reduction is a fig leaf.