This has been making the rounds, but in case you haven't seen it, Ezra Klein in 2008 laying out the strategy for Obamacare:
I'd say "shocking", but of course it isn't. This is what we expected. And the last bit about creating a system that would gently lead us to single-payer: yep, just as we suspected. Thanks, Ezra, for finally telling the truth. Now to abolish this abomination.