The Corner

Health Care

Wendall asks about the nearly 50 million people who don’t have health care.  I so tire of this line.  There are people and business who choose to self-insure; there are people who are between jobs and between coverage on a short-term basis; there are illegal aliens who should not taxpayer-financed health as a general matter; and so forth.  There are not 43 million, 47 million, or nearly 50 million people without health care as most people understand it.

Mark R. Levin — Mark R. Levin is president of Landmark Legal Foundation. Previously he served as Landmark’s director of legal policy for more than three years. He has worked as an attorney in ...

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