The best laugh I've had all week
came in Jack Bogdanski's wrap-up of his meeting with Howard Dean. It's good reading, as Jack usually us, but this is where I spewed coffee across my computer screen (emphasis mine):
Part of the professed goal of the "public option" is to put the government in competition with the private insurers, to make the latter less wasteful and less predatory.Government is going to make private insurers less wasteful? Because the government has such a great track record of avoiding waste? What a hoot!