Congress Daily reports new CBO estimates show a strong public option would save an additional $85 billion compared to a weak one.
Those who oppose the public option -- Republicans and a diminishing group of Democrats -- really are on the wrong side of this debate. The public option isn't about creating an expensive new government program that would give Ronald Reagan nightmares -- it's about making health care insurance cheaper and better for more people.Read it all at Daily Kos
The public option is a simple idea, it's a good idea, and it's popular. There is no reason it shouldn't happen.