Man 1: I couldn't afford to pay for private health insurance. So the government fined me. I couldn't afford the fine. So here I am.
Man 2: Welcome to the public option!
Not sure about altruism, ahab, but perhaps a little solidarity ? Now, it would seem that the guiding philosophy of a large number of people has become that of the dog in the manger. A not unnatural reaction to continually getting screwed by the plutocrats, but hardly one that leads to an improvement in the situation….
October 01, 2016