Los Angeles Times
April 24, 2001
by Matthew Miller
In response to the April 20 headline in the Washington Post, “Insurance Plan Would Help 6 Million, White House Says,” Matthew Miller creates a fictional interview of Dick Cheney by Tim Russert:
Tim Russert: But wouldn’t you agree the problem (uninsured) is bigger now, and we have more money to address it? Dick Cheney: Yes, that’s why we’re taking decisive action. Tim Russert: But how decisive is it for the 37 million uninsured your plan, by your own admission, ignores?
Comment: For a quality two minute break, it will be worth your time to read the interview that, as Matthew Miller says, “the nation needs.” It is available at:
Really, take a break and enjoy this masterpiece.
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