Lieberman Says Uninsured Should Stay That Way

On Sunday Senator Joe Lieberman called President Obama’s ambitious goal of covering all or nearly all of the millions of uninsured in the country “the tough one.” “That’s where you spend most of the trillion dollars . . . that this health care plan will cost. And I’m afraid we’ve got to think about putting a lot of that off until the economy is out of recession. There’s no reason we have to do it all now  – I mean, if we wait, then obviously there will be many fewer sick people without insurance because of, err, attrition, and that will bring the overall cost down.”

Indierupublocrat Lieberman amuses a crowd as he campaigns for the 2012 presidential race.

Indierupublocrat Lieberman amuses a crowd as he campaigns for the 2012 presidential race.

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