If you weren't aware of it, Canada has the kind of socialized healthcare system that leftists like Hillary Clinton salivate over (how about that for a visual?). Theirs is the sort of system that she and Billy Boy tried to force down the throats of Americans back in 1993, only to find that we can muster a little force of our own when aroused to action. She and her plan were crushed and she was driven into (temporary) exile.
But Canada, for whatever reason, presses on with its rationed one-plan-fits-all approach to medical care. And the citizenry suffer for it. But conditions there - and attitudes - are changing. This comes from an editorial in the Wall street Journal.
The Supreme Court of Canada made the right decision of course. But it is telling that various Canadian provinces had to ban the purchase of private healthcare insurance and the acquisition of treatment outside of their socialist system.
Let's hope Hillary Clinton and Ted Kennedy were sitting down when they heard the news of the latest bombshell Supreme Court ruling. From the Supreme Court of Canada, that is. That high court issued an opinion last Thursday saying, in effect, that Canada's vaunted public health-care system produces intolerable inequality.
The court's decision strikes down a Quebec law banning private medical insurance and is bound to upend similar laws in other provinces. Canada is the only nation other than Cuba and North Korea that bans private health insurance ... (link)
Perhaps we should send Hillary up to Ottawa to instruct legislators there on how to create a more perfect healthcare system. Ours.