Former Sen. Fred Thompson (left), Benefits Selling Editor Denis Storey, and former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers. April 7, 2011 (Photo by SharpShooter Imaging)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When you stick Sen. Fred Thompson and former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers in a room for a chat, you might not think they would have much to agree on. But in the case of defining the state of America’s health care system, they both agree: it’s a mess.

“We speculate on global warming, on how much is mandated, but this is much more than an imminent threat, this is a freight train coming down to get us,” Thompson said during the health care reform debate April 7, the keynote address during day two of Benefits Selling Expo.

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