Listen to liberal advocates of health-care reform and you'll hear two constant refrains: We must expand coverage to everyone, and we must control costs. But while they've put forth a number of plans that would expand coverage by varying degrees, as with so many infomercials, the tacked-on bonus is essentially a scam: Claims that the Democrats' current proposals for health-care reform will reign in health-care spending are sketchy at best.
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