Anecdotal evidence is not evidence.
What does the wonkishly cryptic phrase “single-payer” even mean? Just a euphemism for a government-run monopoly?
Our bodies and our money are ours to be responsible for. Confiscating and redistributing with the goverment’s force in Washington DC will welcome the biggest waste of resources in human history, not just from corruption and unaccountable behavior but from a country told the lie that however poorly they look after themselves, “someone else” will foot the bill.
American life expectancy slipped last year for the second year in a row—the first time it dropped in decades. It’s not a coincidence that that’s after the government screwed up everyone’s incentives with the ACA. Single payer will only make it worse.