But has he evolved?
As you can see by looking at his plan, Newt thinks you’re either dumb as a stick, or a fairly intelligent person who’s nonetheless “wowed” more by tables than by real ideas. Thousand-page bills may look daunting, but they show a hell of a lot more thought than a panoply of general valence issues, pleasingly arranged on a grid. Maybe health care opponents do have a plan — other than lying through their teeth, I mean — but this isn’t it. Next.