Being a health care pundit has long been a quiet job. No more, thanks to the attention that the nation’s ailing health care system is getting from presidential candidates. The comments, ideas, suggestions and plans are coming from all sides. But not all ideas have equal merit.
I am doing exactly what I accuse free marketeers of doing, and deliberately so. What I did was to pose questions that can’t be rationally answered without going down endless rabbit holes seeking data to prove a point that can’t be proved. That they’ll head down these rabbit holes shows that the free-marketeers’ argument is ridiculous.