From the Wall Street Journal (16 May 2011).
Gingrich Blasts House GOP’s Medicare Plan
White House hopeful Newt Gingrich called the House Republican plan for Medicareright-wing social engineering,injecting a discordant GOP voice into the party’s efforts to reshape both entitlements and the broader budget debate.
In the same interview Sunday, on NBC’sMeet the Press,Mr. Gingrich backed a requirement that all Americans buy health insurance….
Just a reminder: There’s No Right Way to Manage a Subsidy. And no right way to manage a captive market, either.
- [Phasing out Medicare over the next 10 years in favor of a government subsidy for retirees to buy special government-regulated corporate health insurance plans for old people. –R.G.]↩