Cohn: Like Bush, McCain’s health care plan is a ‘disaster.’

In a new article, Jonathan Cohn, the New Republic’s resident health care wonk, examines “the disaster that is McCain’s health policy.” Cohn writes that “the reform plan he unveiled back in October” indicates that McCain will act “a little like George W. Bush” when it comes to health care policy. By embracing the same ideas as Bush — such as changing the tax treatment of health benefits — “for Americans who are sick or poor or both, the McCain plan could mean fewer insurance choices than they have now — or no choice at all.”