Sunday :: Aug 30, 2009

Open Thread


by Mary

Nicholas Kristof wrote about Wendell Potter this week, the former health insurance executive who now strongly backs health insurance reform and particularly supports a strong public option. It seems that Potter's journey to the light started when he went to Michael Moore's SICKO in order to refute the impact of that movie for the industry, but left agreeing that many of the charges were true.

Evidently, Michael Moore's film truly was a game changer. I know my sister who works for a health insurance company came out of the film wishing that she could live in France. Too bad we can't have a revival of SICKO to help frame the debate.

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