Obama's proposed health plan is a bold break with our current system, but the details have left some people flummoxed about what he is up to. Here is a breakdown of his plan and how it differs from Edwards'.
Jacob S. Hacker is a Yale University political science professor and a fellow at the New America Foundation. He is the author of The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement -- And How You Can Fight Back.
This looks like a serious (and generally sympathetic) assessment. Too dense to try to excerpt or summarize. Take a look.