I mean, why not?
If government – using its magical powers – can make health care “affordable” why not make everything people need (and hell, everything they want) affordable?
It’s a little mean-spirited to lower the cost of going to the doctor, but do nothing to make a Starbucks latte – or a new Corvette – cost less, if government has the power.
Everyone a millionaire! A turkey in every pot! Six pack abs for all!
Maybe everyone has a right to a best friend and a good head of hair, too.
You’d have to be what they call in Vegas a mark to believe it.
And yet, people do believe it.