by Katherine Restrepo
Director of Health Care Policy, John Locke Foundation
In the midst of January’s State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama exalted the miniscule benefits of his signature health care legislation. He then transitioned to a defensive position, challenging critics and Republican members of Congress to cough up a better alternative to the extant black letter law.
What about the sheaf of market-oriented alternatives that have been floating around in Congress for the past decade? You can click here to read Chris Conover’s Forbes article with more in-depth information on the matter.