A great line from P.J. O’Rourke:
“If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.”
I watched the President last night on Nightline defend the idea of giving everyone a “public” choice of healthcare insurance. I also watched the CEO of insurance giant Aetna debate him. What a mess this will become if government gets involved. How in the world does anyone think politicians in DC have the experience to run an insurance firm? It is unreal that right at the time a player like Warren Buffett calls the economy a “shambles” now and for the forseeable future, we are going to take healthcare apart. Maybe Americans should just stop eating too much! Being fat, along with all of its side effects, is the main reason for all of the healthcare spending.
All that said, maybe I am wrong that eating bad is bad. This commercial seems to say bad food is good: