Thursday, October 8, 2009

WSJ: The Lesson of State Health-Care Reforms

In the October 6, 2009 Wall Street Journal, Peter Suderman reviews "The Lesson of State Health-Care Reforms".

Let's go through the list of states that attempted Obama-like policies in the past:
New York - FAIL
Massachusetts - FAIL
Maine - FAIL
Tennessee - FAIL
Suderman concludes:
Despite these state-level failures, President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are pushing forward a slate of similar reforms. Unlike most high-school science fair participants, they seem unaware that the point of doing experiments is to identify what actually works. Instead, they've identified what doesn't -- and decided to do it again.
(Read the full text of "The Lesson of State Health-Care Reforms".)