Brian Beutler’s Salon post is otherwise worthless*, but here’s this gem:
A net reduction in individual market coverage would be politically humiliating. It would also raise the moral question of whether it’s fair to impose penalties on people for not entering a system that they can’t access and probably don’t trust.
…It is not fair to impose penalties on people for not entering a system that they can’t access. If you think that this is somehow a topic for debate, then you are in very deep, very dark waters indeed.
*If for no other reason than the fellow’s victory condition for Obamacare is to have five million people sign up on the exchanges in (looking at calendar) eleven days.