Want to know why I'm in favor of a public option for health care, preferably single-payer?
My employer selected United Health Care (UHC) as our medical insurance administrator. They've done a fine job for me so far, no complaints aside from a kludgy web site.
The CEO of UHC has cashed in over $127 million in stock options SO FAR in 2009. He's eligible to exercise another $744 million.
I would rather have a government bureaucrat deciding my health care claims using rules set by Congress than a UHC bureaucrat deciding the claims based on a missive from a CEO trying to maximize shareholder value.
There are other reasons, no doubt, but that's the only reason I need.