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Kinsley on Health Care


He asks a good question: “If the government requires insurers to accept all customers and charge all the same price, regulates all aspects of their marketing to make sure they aren’t discriminating, and then redistributes the profits to make sure that no company gets penalized unfairly, in what sense is the industry still ‘private’?” Here’s another: Since Kinsley’s right, why is it unfair for conservatives to call a health-care bill that does a lot more than that a government takeover?


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