Monday, June 20, 2005

Mark Steyn on Canadian Health Care

Mark Steyn, as usual, writes with insight and wit about the troubles brewing in the Canadian health care system (if the link does not take you directly there, try the NRO Online page to get there). My favorite bit is this:

I confess to being something of an agnostic on health care. I'm no fan of "insurance" that bears no relationship to the cost of treatment or your likelihood of getting any particular ailment, or of the defensiveness of a medical system that has to keep one eye on John Edwards prowling the wards for clients.

On the other hand, to spot the drawbacks in your medical treatment, you first have to be getting some.
As I said a few days ago, the dike is leaking and about to burst. The problem is that many in our country do not want to learn from our neighbors' mistakes.