Most people act in their self-interest. Members of Congress are no exception.
ObamaCare is unpopular with American voters, and is becoming increasingly unpopular. So this begs the question: why is Congress pushing an unpopular plan so hard?
One potential answer is that Washington insiders genuinely believe that a government body populated by benevolent bureaucratic attorneys can run health care more efficiently, and effectively than the doctors, nurses and CEOs who are currently running the system. I suspect that only the most narcissistic and arrogant pols in Washington hold this belief...Obama, Specter and Pelosi, for example.
So what about the members of Congress who aren't completely consumed with self-love and arrogance...what do they get out of this risky and unpopular attempt to push a hostile government takeover of the health care industry?
One word: power.
Is there a better explanation? I'd love to hear it.
ObamaCare support hits new lows
Likely voters now oppose ObamaCare 53%-42%, when six weeks ago a slim majority favored the plan.
Democrats are shell-shocked. They truly cannot believe that this is happening to them...
Elderly Swing Against Obama Plan
Those over 65 rejected the plan by 39-56 while almost half — 46% — said they were "strongly opposed" to it.
Demokrat Congressman says ObamaCare protesters remind him of terrorist Timothy McVeigh.