The Rest Of The World Sees U.S. Healthcare As A Tragedy

Paul Krugman

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Rudy Giuliani, 2008:

You have got to see the trap. Otherwise we are in for a disaster. We are in for Canadian health care, French health care, British health care.

David Cameron, now:

Ask a Briton to describe “American-style” healthcare, and you’ll hear a catalogue of horrors that include grossly expensive and unnecessary medical procedures and a privatized system that favours the rich. For a people accustomed to free healthcare for all, regardless of income, the fact that millions of their cousins across the Atlantic have no insurance and can’t afford decent treatment is a farce as well as a tragedy.

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