Sen. Lamar Alexander: ‘I don’t see how you can pare back the current bill’

Ezra Klein Washington Post 2/9/2010

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) was a co-sponsor of the Wyden-Bennett bill. As recently as July, he said “we should support legislation like the Wyden-Bennett plan I’ve co-sponsored” rather than the health-care legislation before the Senate. So it caught my eye when he began attacking the very idea of comprehensive legislation. […]