How to Talk About Politics You Don't Really Understand
By Yael Kohen and Lauren Iannotti
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Health Care: The average cost per person is $4500 a year, and 47 million have no coverage. How do we lower costs and insure more folks?
Would encourage people to buy individual plans over employer-based ones and offer a health-care rebate of $2500 for individuals. Would allow competition across state lines.
Would require employers to provide insurance or pay a tax to help fund a government insurance plan. Would broaden Medicaid and require that all children be covered.
YOUR SMARTY-PANTS SOUND BITE
"Sure, the U.S. ranks 37th in the world for its health-care system-just behind Costa Rica. But we're still number one for boob jobs. USA! USA!"