Crovitz: Complexity Is Bad for Your Health
If even Supreme Court justices can’t fathom ObamaCare, where does that leave the rest of us?
The Supreme Court has long had the role of declaring what the law is. That’s becoming a harder and harder task thanks to the White House and Congress concocting laws so complex that no one knows their meaning before, during or after they’re passed.
In an era when people expect transparency and abhor complexity, three days of skeptical Supreme Court hearings on the president’s health law showcased a complex law collapsing under its own weight. Information is supposed to flow freely, but consumers of health care operate in the dark, including without any understanding of how the law is supposed to work. And they are not alone. Continue reading at: wsj.com.