Why Americans will never “grow up” as long as we have Medicare

Being “grown-up” is antithetical to entitlements.

Beth Haynes writes at Pajamas Media today that Americans need to grow up, and stop thinking we can, in her metaphor, choose and eat cake we haven’t paid for.

Her point is good, as far as it goes.  There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.  But as long as we have “Medicare,” we’re going to continue, willy-nilly, to behave as if we think there is one.

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