If President Obama is going to pay for government health care with the waste and fraud from Medicare, why doesn't he just clean up that mess now? Problem solved!
The public option is nothing more than a plan to bankrupt private insurance companies. Then they can achieve their ultimate goal, a government-run single-payer system.
Tort reform would go a long way in cutting costs within the health care system.
The government hasn't been known for good management practices, why would they do any better with this?