It really is that simple. This little graph from Angry Bear shows you something about healthcare in the United States:
Yeah, that’s us on the bottom. You get to die earlier than folks who live in France, Sweden even the U.K!
But of course we have the best healthcare system in the world don’t we?
Uh, no homer we do not.
I’ll have more to say about this this week and at Brunch this Sunday but meanwhile check out what John Edwards has to say about for profit healthcare in the U.S.