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By Matthew Yglesias on April 3, 2007 at 6:55 pm

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In case you’re wondering what the health care debate will look like if Democrats win the election, note David Boaz observing the alleged irony that John Edwards “supports a national health care system that would deny families the right to choose their own doctor.”

This is just straight-up false — nothing in Edwards’ plan would do that. Nor, of course, do very many people have the right to choose their own doctor if they want their health insurance to cover it. Under Edwards’ plan, however, there will be the choice of “a public insurance plan modeled after Medicare” which would offer such a right.

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