Gubernatorial candidate Rory Reid (D) said Thursday that the new health reform law could hurt Nevada.The Hill terms the Reid-Sandoval race for governor as a toss up. Hmmm, when the RCP average has the Republican up by 14 points, I don't think it can be termed a tossup. Ya think that his dad's pushing though a bill that his own son think will be bad for the state might have something to do with that 14 point deficit? And with any other opponent, Harry Reid could be down by a similar margin. As it is, he's tied with a candidate that he's poured millions of dollars into demonizing and the most recent polls on that race have shown a move away from Harry. How soon before the Angle campaign jumps on his son's comments to craft their own message on Reid's leadership in pushing through the health care bill?
During a televised debate, Rory Reid, the son of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), said he does not support the legal challenges against the health overhaul. Yet, he does believe that President Obama’s signature achievement could negatively affect Nevada.
“I don’t deny, however,” Rory Reid said, “that Nevada needs to be vigilant on this issue. The law that was passed gives time for the new system to go into effect, but there is potential for it to put significant pressure on states because Medicaid rates could go up significantly.”
Rory Reid then made the case for his proposed Medicaid reforms.
Friday, October 08, 2010
Even Harry Reid's own son is not all that impressed with the signature achievement of Harry Reid's career as Senate Majority leader - the crammed-through, unread health care bill.