President Obama's main justification for requiring every American to buy health insurance is that uninsured people unfairly impose costs on their fellow citizens. Senior Editor Jacob Sullum argues that Obama greatly exaggerates the extent of these costs, concealing the real motivation for the individual health insurance mandate while dodging moral and constitutional questions about it.
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