June 29, 2012

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Biggest Winner in Healthcare Decision: The Founders. “I don’t think the health care policy we’ve adopted is a particularly good one, but at least our institutions more or less worked. . . . Compare all this with Europe, where there are no institutions that are capable of coming to grips with the currency question. Meeting after meeting is held, no real agreement is reached. Neither the EU Parliament nor the Commission nor the heads of government meeting in summits has the power or a method to decide. Europe is trying to write a constitution even as it works desperately to stave off an economic collapse.”