Wednesday in Congress, the Democrat Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee is holding a hearing titled “Pathways to Universal Healthcare Coverage.” Democrats on the Committee will no doubt fill the committee room with lofty promises but don’t be deceived: in reality, Democrat slogans like “Medicare-for-all” come with a bitter pill to swallow: socialized medicine in America.
Enacting punitive patient access restrictions, economy-crushing taxes, and massive deficit spending has never improved patients ability to get a timely diagnosis and effective treatments in moments of need.
Yet right on cue, the far-left liberal Democrat free-for-all of 2020 U.S. presidential aspirants is chanting the new “Medicare-for-all” slogan and promoting it as the answer to America’s most pressing health care challenges. And along with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s emerging “It’s Like, Free” caucus in Congress, they are now hoping to tap into voter anger over skyrocketing medical costs to achieve their broader political ends.
Despite alarming data showing younger Americans now being more open to socialist catchphrase concepts, advocates of socialized medicine know full well that the vast majority of voters and patients would reject their plans outright if they