Why Medicare Expansion is Wrong

Adding prescription drug coverage to Medicare, as Congress is poised to do, is merely more socialism — it will neither help seniors nor is its passage likely to gain their votes.

First, some facts: the GOP-controlled Congress and president are seeking subsidies for one of the richest generations in human history. Seniors are generally more active, lively and prosperous than previous generations. Their progress is marked by rising life expectancy and documented in countless articles about their vacations and whether to refinance their second homes. America