Without hint of irony or comprehension of what he had just said, Barrack Obama disputed the claim by opponents that a government-run public health insurance program would drive private insurers out of business by telling a friendly crowd in Portsmouth, NH today that as long as the private sector has a good product with which they can compete, then there's no problem. Near the end of the Town Hall meeting, webcast by ABC, Obama said to a self-proclaimed skeptic,
"They do it all the time. UPS and FedEx are doing just fine. ... It's the Post Office that's always having problems."And we would then want to trust our health and the health care system to that same government because...?
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