"Would Americans accept 'Socialized Medicine'?" asks Princeton economist Uwe Reinhardt in the...

|By:, SA News Editor

"Would Americans accept 'Socialized Medicine'?" asks Princeton economist Uwe Reinhardt in the NYT. They already do - "the vast health system" that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs operates, which Reinhardt describes as the "purest form of socialized medicine." The VA system is also one that neither political party would ever seek to privatize.