And judging from the number of comments on the following article, enough people are not reading it.
The author, Joseph E. McIsaac, has neatly gathered up the timeline and circumstances of the passage of "Romneycare" in an easy to understand neat little package. I have not had time to "trust, but verify", but it seems to me that the events leading up to the passage of "Romneycare" as laid out by Mr. McIsaac, are easily verifiable.
Conservative criticism of Mitt Romney's involvement in Massachusetts' universal health care (so-called "Romneycare") targets one of the most misunderstood issues in the 2012 presidential race. Critics lash out against Romneycare as proof that Romney lacks true conservative credentials, yet a closer look at the political reality that prevailed in the Commonwealth actually reveals that Romney deserves much credit for a principled, high-integrity handling of this legislation. read the rest