Whether to push for a single-payer health care system has become a massive flashpoint in the 2016 Democratic race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. And I find myself occupying a weird place in it. On the one hand, I basically agree that Sanders' single-payer proposal is unrealistic, and that we'd be better off building on ObamaCare. On the other hand, I am acutely aware of how grotesquely cynical Clinton's attack on Sanders' proposal was.
So I think there's an adult critique Clinton could make of Sanders' single-payer push. But s