D.W. MacKenzie says we need to educate others on the fallacy that the government can run a health care system effectively (or, for that matter, run anything effectively):
The movement towards socialized medicine is strong but widely misunderstood. Many ordinary people see health care as a right and complain that it is too expensive. Some economists also see problems with the existing health care system and propose public-sector alternatives. One serious problem with those who want socialized medicine is that they fail to see the problems that already exist with governmental involvement in health care.
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