Obama argued today that having a "public option" medical plan would NOT necessarily destroy private health insurance. He even gave a good example of private companies out-competing a government enterprise:
No one knows exactly what the law will do. It's not finished yet. And it will proceed, as so many bills do, by ordering executive agencies to pass regulations based upon the bill's vague slogans.
Congress passes general intentions.
The details will be agency inventions.
Accept it. There's no time for rude dissensions..