The Window or the Stairs: Kill the Mandate, Or Kill the Bill?

Terrance Heath

Recent developments in the health care reform debate debacle saga remind me of a a scene — actually more like a repeated gag — from one of my favorite movies, Keenan Ivory Waynans’ I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. I’ll explain why at the end of this post, but first I want to delve into an idea I’ve seen on a few blogs, which brought the movie and scene to mind: killing the individual mandate in the current health reform bill.

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