But the fact that even the rumor of single-payer is being used to derail a health-care overhaul at large is lost on the left.
Our organization has for many, many years supported a single-payer system.
After all, there was never even a public option, let alone the single-payer fantasy.
Unfortunately Brill's piece is also inspiring more comment that the only solution is to extend Medicare to all: single-payer.
Schweitzer is a vocal advocate of a single-payer health care system.
But those long wait times are not necessarily a by-product of their single-payer system.
They would have preferred a Canadian-style single-payer system.
In Canada, healthcare is managed with a single-payer system.
A single-payer bill authored by Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., had just 87 co-sponsors.
So now we have a decision that (face it, conservatives) hastens the day when this country will have single-payer health care.