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As John McCormack notes at the Standard, McCain today finally got around to addressing some of the relentless barrage of dishonest Obama campaign ads against his health care plan, defending his plan in particular from the charge that it would undermine the existing employer-based system. It is of course Obama’s own plan that is designed to do just that. McCain has a strong case to make for his health care proposal, and he ought to build on today’s remarks in this week’s debate.

Yuval Levin is the director of social, cultural, and constitutional studies at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of National Affairs.

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