In healthcare, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

This ad was used in 1994 to kill Hillary Clinton’s universal healthcare plan through scare tactics and misinformation:

As Ezra Klein points out, Obama is taking a similar approach in bashing Hillary’s much watered-down plan of 2007 — just from the other direction:

The only thing that’s changed in healthcare politics over the past 13 years, it seems, is that our ambitions have become smaller. The demagoguery that prevents us from solving real problems continues unabated.

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