Some Issues Bring a Laser Focus On Our Politics. Here is a Big One
Déjà Vu, All Over Again
Several years ago, I read a fascinating, if discouraging, series of articles in The Atlantic. The writer did a thorough job, literally going all around the world, to determine the cost and quality of medical care for a common medical procedure (if I remember correctly, it was a knee replacement).
In the end, he determined that were you to deliberately design the most dysfunctional system imaginable (too expensive, poor overall national health,