Does the Democrats' health care reform reduce the deficit?
In the same way that waking up from a dream ruins your chance to make out with a Playboy centerfold.
Neither was going to happen in the real world.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin takes out the Democrats' garbage.
In short, there was never any reason to believe that the law reduced the deficit by roughly $140 billion over ten years. Starting two new open-ended entitlements without fixing the existing budgetary cancers just doesn’t work that way.