Last weekend, like 7.5 million other Americans, Donald Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19. The country and the world watched as the president of the United States was taken by helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center “out of an abundance of caution” and treated with an unprecedented mixture of dexamethasone (a steroid), remdesivir (an antiviral) and Regeneron’s new experimental mixture of monoclonal antibodies. Three days later, he was discharged, leaving Americans with the bill. Trump’s health care is taxpayer-funded.
Despite the fact that the president’s trip to the hospital was a real-time infomercial for the wonders of government health care, he and his party are doing all they can to make sure other Americans are not afforded the same privilege. Indeed,