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

Emmet Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 11:52 AM
It's horrible. Why do they ever bother to go to the hospital?

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,”...