Friday, September 22, 2017

Single Payer

Worth Reading: 13 Reasons Why ... Single-Payer Would Be a Disaster
Excerpt: If the title of this piece sounds familiar, perhaps it's because you've heard something about the adolescent angsty suicide drama, "13 Reasons Why." Adolescents are notoriously difficult to reason with. They tend to live in the present. They believe pie-in-the-sky promises. They want what they want. When they are warned about the possible consequences of their impending decisions, they frequently disregard the wisdom and experience in any such advice. And when the consequences of their poor decisions come to bear, adolescents feign ignorance: "I didn't think this would happen!" they wail. Democrats' love affair with single-payer health care is a textbook example of adolescent thinking. So here are 13 reasons why we must be grown-ups about ridiculous proposals like the one being floated by former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders:

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