The Elephant in Your Doctor’s Office

“Putting a government-run and -subsidized plan in competition with your private health insurance plans would be like putting an elephant in a room with some mice and saying, ‘OK, fellas, compete,— Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tenn. said. “After a while, the elephant would be the only one left in the room — the elephant, or government-run health care, would be your only choice.”