Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The Healthcare Debate

Atrios and John Cole ask a profound question at the heart of the whole debate:

What exactly is the point of health insurance companies?  Do they really provide any service to the public at all?  Do they serve any public good?

I would answer no.  In their current form they are only protection rackets.

1 comment:

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

The epitome of the "middle man"... What for, indeed.