Some major health insurers and other health interests are behind some of the highly emotional and disruptive scenes at town hall meetings around the country.
What does this say about their level of desperation concerning the health care debate?
Anyone who has raised a high spirited teen knows that when the facts are obvious about some misbehavior, there's always the chance that the facts will recede into a background of a highly emotional argument. Raise you voice after you see easy $3,000 damage to the car and you might hear, "Why are you yelling at me!" and so forth. Once the discussion heads in that direction, you've lost, at least for the moment.