Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Catron Takes Down Trump On Health Care

In his latest American Spectator piece, David Catron does a thorough take-down of Donald Trump on health care policy: "Trump Is No Friend of Free Market Health Care".

Here is the opening:
Most of Donald Trump’s public statements include the rote declaration that Obamacare is a disaster. This is true, of course, but it doesn’t tell us anything new. It’s only when he starts elaborating on his objections that one gets a sense of what he believes, and he doesn’t talk like a friend of the free market. During last week’s Republican debate, for example, he was asked about his past praise of single-payer health care and replied, “As far as single-payer, it works in Canada, works incredibly well in Scotland.” This answer was both antithetical to free-market thinking and profoundly ignorant...

For more details, read the full text of  "Trump Is No Friend of Free Market Health Care".