I would say that Ramesh Ponnuru needs to decide whether he is going to be part of a reality-based technocratic conversation about the future of our social-insurance system, or a booster of individual politicians who evanescently catch his current fancy.
But that choice has already been made, hasn't it?
A Conversation About Scott Walker's Health Care Plan: "A Conversation About Scott Walker's Health Care PlanRamesh Ponnuru thinks I got Scott Walker's health care plan wrong...:
...I complained that Walker's plan would cost a lot but he doesn't tell us how he's going to pay for it without raising taxes. Ponnuru:
Walker says he is going to reform the tax break for employer-provided plans and get savings out of Medicaid....There’s no reason to doubt that some such mix could be made to work. READ MOAR