Fox News: What do Republicans Really Want?

Link http://teamwashington.blogs.foxnews.com/2009/08/20/the-lighter-side-what-do-republicans-really-want/

Fox News Blogger Scott Blakeman hits the nail on the head about why the Republicans are against Obama’s health care reform:

As Republicans, we ask ‘Who says our healthcare system doesn’t work?’ The CEO of AETNA made $24 million last year. It certainly works for him. Sure there’s 47 million Americans who don’t have health insurance, but we’re more concerned about making sure those CEO’s don’t get a salary cut.

That’s why we hate the idea of a public option. By increasing competition and lowering costs, the CEO of AETNA might have to settle for only $12 million a year. Who can live on that? And if the insurance companies make less money, that means they’ll contribute less money to our reelection campaigns.

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