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Obama’s Bad Case Against Single Payer


Obama’s Bad Case Against Single Payer

Alan Nasser

The Obama administration has broadened the scope of what it wants to dismiss as unrealistic, utopian and unpragmatic, i.e. as for all practical purposes impossible. These claims have typically been accompanied by the assurance that “This is not something that Americans would go for – it’s not the American way.” Obama’s case against a single payer health care system is a conspicuous case in point. His position on this issue features weak arguments and serious factual errors.

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