And that “slob-lock” stuff. Cute, huh? But, really, the term is offensive. If Congress passed health reform to help people get out of unhappy marriages, well, then, what can we say?

Trudy Lieberman is a fellow at the Center for Advancing Health and a longtime contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review. She is the lead writer for The Second Opinion, CJR’s healthcare desk, which is part of our United States Project on the coverage of politics and policy. Follow her on Twitter @Trudy_Lieberman.