Want a fork for your torts?

Moments after President Obama signed the health care reform bill, attorneys general in 15 states filed suit, calling the law unconstitutional and saying the states can’t afford it.

Can’t afford it, eh? Lucky for them, lawsuits are different from health care. The states can afford lawsuits because they don’t pay for them with money that would otherwise go to health care, education, the police, or fixing the roads. No, it’s different money entirely.

I guess this is how the Republicans show their seriousness about tort reform, by spending public money on frivolous lawsuits. Oh, there was one Democrat among the crowd, a guy from Louisiana. Now there’s a state with money to burn.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.