"Senator [Scott] Brown [R-Mass.] comes from a state that has a healthcare plan that's similar to the one we're trying to enact here," Axelrod said on ABC's "This Week". "We're just trying to give the rest of America the same opportunities that the people of Massachusetts have."
By "the same opportunities that the people of Massachusetts have" I hope Axelrod isn't referring to premiums growing 21 to 46 percent faster than the national average or per capita health spending increasing faster than the national average in seven of the last eight years.
And what's the (formerly) Democratic state treasurer of Massachusetts have to say about all of this? Oh:
The Massachusetts treasurer said Tuesday that Congress will "threaten to wipe out the American economy within four years" if it adopts a health care overhaul modeled after the Bay State's.
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/WH-says-Obamacare-is-just-like-Mass-health-plan-Mass-Dem-Treasurer-says-it-will-wipe-out-the-American-economy-87831482.html#ixzz0irpXPQmc