I wonder, when Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts proposes a five-year plan for healthcare reform, followed by Projo columnist Charles Bakst writing approvingly of it…
It was a pleasure to hear Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts deliver a thoughtful speech Tuesday calling for a program of compulsory, affordable health insurance for Rhode Islanders….
“Where is the vision? Rather than whittling away at our safety net and trimming at the edges of the personnel budget, we should be thinking about the long-term role of government”, [asked Lt. Governor Roberts]….
She pledged to work to bring interested parties together to devise a five-year plan;
…is it the result of a lack any sense of historical irony
, or of a sincere belief that government-created five-year plans are unquestionably the best way to do things, but have never properly been tried