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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to lapucelle (Original post)

Wed Jul 31, 2019, 02:58 PM

29. she made one mistake in the spin room last night

 

she wouldn't admit that M4A would mean an increase of taxes.

She kept saying it would lower costs.

I know what she was trying to say... yes your taxes will go up, but you total costs will go down because you or your employer will not pay for private insurance AND you will get similar care for less total out of your pocket (co-pays, prescriptions, etc).

All of which might be true ON THE AVERAGE... but for specific people with little or almost no health care issues... they will probably pay more and it will be in the form of higher taxes. Corporations will pay higher taxes too but without the burden of paying for those private insurance plans... probably close to a wash for them.

And people will be covered no matter what happens to them job wise, etc.

But that is hard to explain in a sound bite... she needs a sound bite that explains this concept to folks like Matthews and she needs to say "yes, taxes will go up BUT your total cost will be lower". She just couldn't say "taxes will be higher" because she knows the media and the repukes will nail her with that tag line.
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