A Lesson in Irony

By ROBIN HINDERY, Associated Press Writer Robin Hindery, Associated Press Writer Tue Feb 23, 9:44 pm ET

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers grilled Anthem Blue Cross executives on Tuesday about their plan to boost individual insurance premiums by as much as 39 percent, only to hear them blame the economy and a broken health care system.

Forget about the punchline because it’s already right there.  You don’t even have to read that paragraph twice to recognize the revolving-door logic, health insurance style: “(We are the problem and) we have to raise premiums because of the problem.”

You can read the full text here.  Feel free to send this article to anyone you know who is against health insurance reform.  Unless they are really stupid, they may just begin to comprehend that there is a huge problem here that we can’t trust the insurance companies to solve because they themselves are a big part of it.

In other words, if you keep doing the same thing, you’ll keep getting the same result.

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