Deep Thought: should health insurance reform include a public plan? by mattsteinglass
June 24, 2009, 10:05 am
Filed under: Health

Private businesses cannot compete against a public plan; taxpayer subsidies for the government-run system will force the private competitors out of the market, leading to a socialized all-government monopoly.

That is why FedEx, DHL and UPS have been unable to gain a foothold against the US Postal Service.

(cf. Matthew Yglesias)


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