Tuesday, March 09, 2010

An Excellent Question

Via Instapundit, Cato@Liberty has a question for the President:

The rationale for your proposed tax on high-cost health insurance plans is that it would encourage people to purchase less-comprehensive coverage and thereby reduce health care spending.

If that’s a good idea, then why is it bad when insurers raise premiums?

(I'd also add "Why the hell is it any of your business how much of my compensation I want to spend on healthcare?" but that's just me.)


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