Debra J. Saunders

And while I feel for Canfield, I cannot shake the feeling that to redress Canfield's problems, Washington will inflate costs of health care, despite Obama's claims that he will cut costs.

Premiums will go up if insurers have to cover more sick people. Costs will go up if the government subsidizes more Americans.

Add Congress to the mix, and all sorts of extra goodies -- like a student-loan package -- will drive the price tag even higher. There is no so-called crisis in America to which Congress does not respond without cooking up more pork.

And Americans are supposed to trust this bunch to curb costs? Buy me a T-shirt and call me stupid.

Debra J. Saunders

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