And their universal health care has been an albatross around their economic necks.<quoted text>
I like your post.
Incidentally, can 33 of 34 OECD countries be wrong about universal health care? Not perfect those 34, to be sure, but better than the alternative, as Charles Boyer once said.
And we still have about SEVEN MILLION few employed Americans now than when Obama entered the White House and about NINE million few than we had in 2007!