President Obama is selling health care reform with the argument that we need to fix health care in order to fix the overall economy.
Economic advisor Christina Romer distributed an op-ed piece today explaining how health care reform would 1) improve family incomes, 2) enhanced GDP, 3) lower budget deficits, 4) lower unemployment, 5) provide greater health care coverage (of course) and a 6) better labor market.
Wow. This is quite a claim.
Full report: http://www.whitehouse.gov/assets/documents/CEA_Health_Care_report.pdf