OK, let’s take a look. Two scenarios:
First scenario – If you feel like it (and can afford it) you buy health insurance from a private company. The company applies a lifetime cap to what it’ll spend for you and it gets to decide whether it wants to pay or not. If you didn’t feel like buying insurance or if it doesn’t pay, you go to the hospital anyway and guess who pays? I do! And so do all the other taxpayers in America. The government guarantees you get medical care.
Second scenario – The government says you have to buy health insurance from a private company. When you get sick, the private company pays.
Now, tell me again – which one is socialism?