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Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Gotta Love Them Tea Guys
Rep. Andy Harris, an incoming legislator who staunchly opposes the new health-care law and ran promising its repeal, an anesthesiologist who defeated freshman Democrat Frank Kratovil on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, reacted incredulously when informed that federal law mandated that his government-subsidized health-care policy would take effect Feb. 1 – 28 days after his Jan. 3rd swearing-in. “He stood up and asked the two ladies who were answering questions why it had to take so long, what he would do without 28 days of health care,” said a congressional staffer who saw the exchange. ... “Harris then asked if he could purchase insurance from the government to cover the gap,” added the aide. ---Ezra Klein via DeLong