Sarasohn-Kahn argues that many Americans simply don't understand the long-term economic danger of ever-rising health care costs. Proponents of reform should, in her view, make the case that the status quo is unsustainable and that individual Americans would benefit from reform.
Public support for a grand overhaul of health care has been waning over the summer, and there are hints that President Obama may jettison the idea of a "public option" to garner more support. (More on this tomorrow.) What is the general attitude in your community? Leave a note in the comments section. I'd love to hear your views.