There is one fundamental question that Biden, Trump, Buttigieg and the opponents of Medicare-for-all cannot answer and do not want to be asked

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This is it:

If the US style health care system with private insurance is so good, why do no other nations on earth have political movements striving to replace their Medicare-for-all-type systems with the American health care system? None, zero.

These are all nations with loud free market anti-government right wing movements, like the UK, Canada, Germany, Sweden etc etc. Yet there is no mass movement of any kind anywhere to turn health care over to private insurance companies and let the free market work its magic.

The answer is clear: Once countries have universal free health care it is embraced. In Britain both sides of the Brexit debate ran on the idea that their approach to Brexit would be best for saving and improving the National Health Service. Even Margaret Thatcher, Reagan's neoliberal accomplice who detested the very idea that government could effectively solve problems on behalf of the people, understood that the NHS was beloved and admired by all Brits and untouchable.

And in all these other nations, there is no clamor in the business community for a US style system. The last thing businesses want is to have to worry about health care for their employees. That is the government's job.

Sheldon Adelson, the gazillionaire who bankrolls the "free market right" in the USA, is a loud proponent of Israel's socialized health care system. He only opposes it in the USA because it would open the door to all sorts of other policies he detests, like the ability to start labor unions, consumer regulation and progressive taxation.

These systems work. They vary in form but all of them are universal and private insurance plays, at most, a marginal role if any role at all. That is why medicare is such a wildly popular program in the United States, even with Republicans. That is why when we extend it to all and get greater economies of scale we can improve its quality and efficiency.

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Did you catch Bernie’s new preemptive response to being called “socialist” all the time? He’s been calling Trump “the worst kind of socialist”

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Republicans will call the Democrat candidate a socialist even if someone other than Bernie runs. CNN and MSNBC already disingenuously introduce Bernie as socialist every time they talk about him.

I like Bernie's new approach, he's been calling Trump a corporate socialist for all the handouts he gives away to the top 1%. Here's Bernie's op-ed: Trump Is the Worst Kind of Socialist

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