Quote Of The Day – Co-Ops Are Coming
“There’s been no final resolution, but I think there’s a good chance the cooperative plan will be adopted, at least at the committee level. The notion of a cooperative plan is that it’s membership-controlled, membership-run — not government-run, government-controlled.”
– Kent Conrad on CNBC talking about the only workable national health care solution
And the White House seems to be signaling that they’ll get behind it too…
Speaking of public option vs. co-op, the Finance Committee plan is either going to be the most brilliant piece of triangulation ever, or it’s going to open up a fight on the left that is U-G-L-Y. Clearly, the White House is VERY open to a co-op. It is trying hard NOT to bash the public option or show preference to a co-op. But Team Obama definitely has an open mind.
In any event, here’s Kent Conrad talking about it on CNBC…
What do you think? Will we have co-ops?