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Health Care

A presidential candidate pointing out that most problems in our health care system are attributable to the prevalance of third-party payment. Somebody pinch me. I’m dreaming. I cannot remember as sound and substantive a response to a health care question in a political debate my lifetime — and I admit I’m surprised to hear it from President Bush. Bravo!

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.


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