JoEtta Brown's defense of the Obama administration's handling of Medicare (Oct. 24) requires a fairy tale suspension of disbeliief.
Ms. Brown recounts lovingly all the wonderful freebies Obama's Medicare plan will grant us seniors. But even before Obamacare's $716 billion looting of the program, the "Medicare we must preserve for our children" was spinning down the demographic toilet bowl of too many seniors being delivered benefits too inefficiently, financed by a shrinking base of taxpayers.
Ms. Brown flips her sippy cup cliche, "the costly unfair private market" at the "big insurance company" straw men. But it is Medicare, not …