Those dang Democrats. As Sen. Orrin Hatch has pointed out, the real reason Republicans oppose health care reform is because it will help people.
Can you imagine? A government that wants to help its citizens.
We are not making this up. Hatch said it plainly: If health care reform goes through, it's likely to help so many people with their medical costs that they'll vote Democratic forever, thus ensuring a future dominated by Democrats.
This is highly dubious assertion on several counts, of course, but it's an also illustration of the Right's resistance to common sense and political reality.
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