Wednesday, March 23, 2011

One Year Later: Recalling the GOP Freak-Out Over Health Care Reform

On the one-year anniversary of the passage of historic health care legislation, it is notable that the sky hasn't fallen. 

That overstatement was typical of the hysteria and pure baloney put forth by Republicans and conservatives, who imagined (and predicted) every sort of horrible catastrophe that would occur as a result of the new law.

Oklahoma's own political doctor, Sen. Tom Coburn, was one of the critics. Criticism is fine, of course, but over-the-top hysteria and paranoia is not helpful, even when it comes from a physician.

Check out the full list of blowhards and wingbags here.

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