Creating health care cartels is not merely bad policy -- it is unconstitutional. The Supreme Court has held that legislation designed to further the interests of entrenched local businesses violates the Constitution.
The history of crony capitalism didn't begin when big businesses and billionaires began spending fortunes on lobbying and campaign contributions. It began when the New Deal-era Supreme Court stopped protecting fundamental economic liberties guaranteed by the Constitution.
Leave it to radio personality Rush Limbaugh to turn a serious policy issue into a personal attack. But the moral character of Sandra Fluke doesn't matter. What should worry the rest of us is her apparent belief that we all are obligated to make sure that she can have sex for free.