Tag: Affordable Care Act

Healthy Criticism from–and Unhealthy Criticism of–Bernie Sanders

For all the lingering controversies surrounding his 2016 presidential campaign, one cannot deny the fact that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders generated so much momentum during that effort because of his clear moral vision concerning such issues as universal health coverage. That clear moral vision was on display this morning, during his appearance on CNN’s State… Read more »

Is the Right’s Lack of Empathy a Pre-Existing Condition?

You probably know somebody like this. You heard them complain in 2009 about “what Barack Obama’s doing to health care in this country.” They considered it an unconstitutional takeover of a critical part of the economy. They thought Sarah Palin nailed it when she talked about death panels. They agreed with Rush Limbaugh when he… Read more »