Tinker, Tailor, Doctor, Spy


Ask not for whom the log rolls in the dealmaking behind the recent Medicare "reform" bill—it rolls for Dana Rohrabacher, who was promised a vote on a bill he'll introduce next year. The bill would require hospitals to report any illegal immigrants they treat to the authorities. As various others note, this has the potential to deter people with communicable diseases like AIDS or SARS from seeking treatment… or even testing.