Krugman: Government Involvement Is Only Reason Health Care System Works At All

08/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

At a recent town hall meeting, a man stood up and told Representative Bob Inglis to "keep your government hands off my Medicare." The congressman, a Republican from South Carolina, tried to explain that Medicare is already a government program -- but the voter, Mr. Inglis said, "wasn't having any of it."

Read more on nytimes.com

Suggest a correction