Originally Posted by SteinUmStein
We already have multiple classes of healthcare, it's just going to become more obvious as we move forward and fewer "average" Americans can afford optimal care. I'm interested in whether there will be a tipping point when the average Joe realizes that he gets a significantly lower quality of care overall than those wealthier than him and wants that to change. Until that point, the merest hint of "socialism" will get any healthcare reform proposals shot down.
Cheap:Fast:reliable - pick two
~or the tipping point when the average joe realizes he has been demanding fast and reliable for years and shouldnt be grumpy at the fact that the government his given him exactly what he wanted.
i.e. to the average joe - be careful what you wish for.