Megan notes that the president has "downgraded" the number of uninsured Americans to 30 million -- most likely because the more commonly used statistic (45 million) includes immigrants, who will not have access to public insurance under the new plan.
Depending on how you look at it, the real number of uninsured is probably even lower than 30 million, since many of the uninsured are either eligible for some kind of public health insurance or wealthy enough to purchase coverage on their own.
What are the problems with the intellectual left? - That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column, here is my opener: Paul Krugman recently made a splash in a New York Times column by suggesting there ar...
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