Healthcare reform can be deceptively simple. Everyone thinks they’ve got solutions.
A. Barton Hinkle writes:
Billy Wayne Shiflett was reading the newspaper the other day when I stopped in to pick up the chain saw he had sharpened for me. That’s one of Billy Wayne’s many admirable qualities: He still takes the news in paper form.
“Course I do,” he said once when I remarked on the fact. “You ever try to sop up a spill with an iPad?”
Hard to argue with that.
Billy Wayne pushed the paper aside when I came in.
“Morons,” he muttered.
“Oh, them. No argument here. What’d they do this time?”
“It’s what they ain’t done. Can’t get their act together on Obamacare repeal. Taken ‘em seven years just to knock together a rough outline.”
“Well, it’s complicated,” I said.