A. Barton Hinkle on Virginia vs. the Federal Health Care Takeover


If you're married to a gambling addict, you don't do him any favors by lending him money or telling the bank you were the one who blew the mortgage at the track. Likewise, writes A. Barton Hinkle, Virginia should not enable Washington's addiction to big government, epitomized by the federal takeover of health care, by setting up a state insurance exchange. If D.C. is going to dictate the terms, why should the commonwealth foot the bill?