Hewitt on Romney

Romney’s health insurance plan becomes law; first state to require that all citizens have some form of health insurance.

The Romney Plan/The Romney Win by Hugh Hewitt

On Friday night’s Larry King show, Martha Zoller and I sparred with lefty Ed Schultz and radical Rhandi Rhodes over the issues of the day. Here’s one exchange on health care of particular interest today…

The Romney plan I referred to on Friday night became law yesterday, and with its passage, Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney got a huge boost in his campaign for the presidency…

From a political perspective, it gives Governor Romney a huge advantage heading into 2008, one which all candidates covet: An actual example of concrete achievement that voters will connect to their own lives….

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Posted on April 5, 2006, in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Why do I suspect that if a Democratic governor had pushed this through, the same commentators would be denouncing it as another example of the government thinking it knows how to spend our money better than we do?

    I mean there’s a reason all those young healthy 30-somethings are forgoing insurance in favor of a new Lexus. The question is, should they be allowed to spend their money as they see fit? Or should they be forced to buy insurance they don’t want just to broaden the pool and lower the cost for sick people?

    For the record, I’m with Mitt on this one.

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