The media's analysis of McCain's proposed privatization of health insurance leaves out a very big minus. He would pay for this by a 13% cut in both medicare and medicaid. See the following from the Center for American Progress article for more details:
Conservatives since Reagan have long sought to undermine these two government programs. Don't let them get away with it!
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