In face, it will have Captain Kirkiness written all over it.
Every journey starts with a single step.
I think we will end up with regulation rather than single-payer, and that the people will like it. We get people insured now, and let the longer-term general revolt against wealth disparity take care of healthcare along with the rest.
(After much rumination, I don’t give a damn much of a damn about the public option, because I do not believe competition is as powerful as claimed.)