Five Ways To Fight For The Public Option

Senator Ted Kennedy's death got me thinking about acceptable deals on health care reform. Kennedy famously regretted not reaching a health care compromise with President Richard Nixon in the early 70s. (Nixon was prepared to require employers to provide health insurance, while Kennedy wanted a single-payer type system.) While that compromise wouldn't have helped everyone, we would have a lot fewer than 47 million uninsured Americans today if it had passed...