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More Medicare-type programs would help hold down costs
Sacramento Bee

Every once in a while a politician comes up with an idea that’s so bad, so wrongheaded, that you’re almost grateful. For really bad ideas can help illustrate the extent to which policy discourse has gone off the rails.

And so it was with Sen. Joseph Lieberman’s proposal, released last week, to raise the age for Medicare eligibility to 67 from 65.