Somewhat liberal Matthew Yglesias writes:
But let's say conservatives are right. Let's say the main problems with the US healthcare system really are overconsumption (i.e., third party payment encourages people to use health care services they don't really need) ...
I don’t understand why it’s a conservative position to note that giving something away for free causes people to consume more of whatever is being given away. This is basic economics.
This sounds to me like a confession that only conservatives think rationally while liberals live in a fairyland.