Clerks and Serfs
Midterm Elections and Political Pendulum
For American consumers and physicians?
For government bureaucrats and the denizens of the safety net?
Which set of constituencies is a problem.
There is another problem as well.
In the United States, government elites that put class envy and that elusive thing called social justice ahead of economic prosperity and free enterprise will not likely to remain in power for long, as evidenced by the Socialist takeover of Britain after World War II and their subsequent defeat.
Winston Churchill eloquently summed up the problem, “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”