Why liberals won't get anything for giving up the public option.

How to fix health policy.
Dec. 14 2009 3:19 PM

Plenty of Nothing

Here's what liberals will get instead of a public option: nothing. They should take it.

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Timothy Noah is a former Slate staffer. His  book about income inequality is The Great Divergence.