You are not an outcome. You are a person. You should be able to ask for more of your healthcare. And we should empower the people that work in healthcare to live in a paradigm where it is possible to do and be better.
A relatively small but highly vocal group of ideologues has effectively take control of our national government. It's like an infestation of chiggers. They're driving us crazy. We know we have to get rid of them to get anything done. But they're really dug in.