(If you come to this blog for political commentary, I have to warn that I am not in that mode today. Look at other posts.)
I spent 8 hours during last night helping a friend get admitted to a big university hospital. This could be a rant about Medical/Medicare; she is disabled, indigent and covered by both programs; certainly if she'd had private insurance it wouldn't have been such a struggle to get attention to her. But, confronted by her insistent demand for care, the hospital staff eventually responded with professional commitment and some ingenuity.
The experience moved me to write this:
Darned if I know what that is doing on this blog, but there it is.