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Conservatives see need for serious health debate

New York Times, September 3, 2009

The debate over healthcare has included a host of accusations from opponents of the plan, with many in the mainstream news media labeling these accusations false. Many leading conservative healthcare policy experts say that the dynamic was precluding a more robust real-world debate while making it nearly impossible for them to inject their studied, free-market solutions into the discussions. And they said the focus on misleading or secondary issues was getting in the way of real questions about the plan, according to this article in the New York Times.