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Bill Frist: A reasonable approach to healthcare reform

It never ceases to amaze me when a politician takes a reasonable stand on a controversial issue. Consider former Tennessee Sen. Bill Frist’s most recent comments on healthcare reform.

Earlier this week,e th surgeon and former Senate Majority Leader, chastized his fel111109score_atb_02.jpglow Republicans for demonizing the healthcare reform act that was passed last year.

The bill is imperfect, Frist said. It is not the bill he would have drafted, but “it is the law of the land and it is the platform, the fundamental platform, upon which all future efforts to make that system better, for that patient, for that family, will be based.”

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