Now, I want to change that. Every American should want to change that. Why would we want to pay for things that don't work, that aren't making us healthier? And here's what I'm confident about: If doctors and patients have the best information about what works and what doesn't, then they're going to want to pay for what works. If there's a blue pill and a red pill and the blue pill is half the price of the red pill and works just as well, why not pay half price for the thing that's going to make you well?Paul Krugman (from The Conscience of a Liberal at The New York Times):
Reading various reactions from the commentariat to last night’s presser, I had a horrible insight: many of them had no idea what Obama was talking about with the red pill-blue pill thing.Greg Pollowitz (from Media Blog at National Review Online):
Morpheus: This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.
No wonder President Obama wants us to take the blue pill.
Welcome to the dark side, Paul.