Simple Answers to Simple Questions

Responding to the story of Tennessee firefighters allowing a house to burn down because the owners hadn’t paid a subscription fee to the fire department, Paul Krugman asks:

This is essentially the same as denying someone essential medical care because he doesn’t have insurance. So the question is, do you want to live in the kind of society in which this happens?


This has been another edition of Simple Answers to Simple Questions.

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