--Health reform is in the ethics. It will only occur if those who favor it can win the fight to recognize a right to health care. If health care is recognized as a right, then the details of how to achieve affordable health insurance reform will follow. If it is not, then efforts to move reform forward will simply die under the weight of nitpicking, fear-mongering, sloganeering, and the invocation of details as obstructions to change.
Caplan is a distinguished bioethicist, exceptionally readable and one of the most insightful in the entire field. His post on health care reform will be found here. He is one of those persons who is fully human and a sheer delight to engage. A frequent guest and commentator on media outlets, he is among the most prolific writers and often cited scientist in the world. And, there's not a stuffy bone in his body.