Saying ‘No’

Real Healthcare Reform by from National Review, August 27, 2013

Ezra Klein argued yesterday that in health care and higher education, government should be empowered to make more decisions because government can say “no” where consumers often cannot. Megan McArdle has done her usual superb job thinking through the education part of the argument, and I would only add a few thoughts on the health-care element, below.

Klein’s argument is characteristically serious, informed, and interesting, but it ultimately points to a core disagreement between the left and the right that he doesn’t really acknowledge.

Continue reading the piece at National Review Online.