Rep. Louise Slaughter, another member of the abortion rights caucus, left her meeting confident. The diminutive New York Democrat, whose original Kentucky accent remains pronounced, said she felt an agreement with Stupak was at hand. "It makes me so happy that after hundreds of years, we can finally catch up with the rest of the world," she said.http://www.politicsdaily.com/2010/03/21/health-care-votes-begin-in-house-passage-likely-late-sunday/?icid=mainhtmlws-main-ndl1link3http%3A%2F%2Fwww.politicsdaily.com%2F2010%2F03%2F21%2Fhealth-care-votes-begin-in-house-passage-likely-late-sunday%2F
Does Rep. Slaughter actually believe "the rest of the world" has had national health insurance plans for "hundreds of years"?