Medicaid was established to help the poor. But as usual, Beltway courtesans aren’t content with a government program’s original mission. No, they have to subject everyone to the wonders of bureaucratic red tape by turning it into an entitlement.
Middle-class families, who once proudly were able to afford private health insurance, are now forced to go hat in hand to a federal commissar for a government handout. Mind you, this country is $20 trillion in debt with $200 trillion in unfunded liabilities. Take a look at the graph below and tell me this is sustainable.
If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it’s free. Venezuelans have universal healthcare. I wonder how that’s working out for them.