February 22, 2016
Perhaps the cold — or the proximity to Canada — got to New Hampshire’s voters on February 9.
Both Republicans and Democrats in the Granite State handed presidential primary victories to candidates who have — at one time or another — supported government-run, Canadian-style single-payer health care.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who crushed Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire but lost in Nevada, has come out with a detailed plan to outlaw private insurance in the United States and create “Medicare for all.”
Donald Trump, meanwhile, who handily beat his GOP competitors in both New Hampshire and now South Carolina, once argued for single-payer in the United States. He claimed that it works wonders in other countries, including Canada.
Read the full article at Forbes.com: Sanders and Trump Are Singing From the Same Tattered Single-Payer Hymnal