There’s been a lot of good reporting about the dramatic impacts of the proposed budget cuts. The only problem is that the cuts are sometimes cast as inevitable.
Let’s be clear. These cuts are a choice. A choice by our leaders and policymakers.
And they are the worst possible choice they can make.
I make that point in an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle, not just detailing the health care cuts’ devastating impact on coverage, on our health system, and our economy–but also pointing to possible solutions.
We need the revenues and taxes needed to prevent the cuts that are beyond the pale. We recognize the political obstacles, but anything else is simply not acceptable