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UK Government-Run Healthcare System: Soiled Bedclothes, Starving Patients

Daddio7 Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 11:08 AM
Then there are stories about "political asylum" immigrant families who live in million dollar homes, all expenses paid while the 20 something sons drive around all day smoking.

During the Obamacare debate, Paul Krugman told us we could ignore stories about what was happening across the ocean, writing that “In Britain, the government itself runs the hospitals and employs the doctors. We’ve all heard scare stories about how that works in practice; these stories are false.”

Every so often, I wonder how Krugman would define a “scare story.” How about starving babies to death, as I wrote about last month? Would he say that’s “false,”...