Jonah Goldberg has a smartNational Reviewthe success of European health care systemsEzra Klein
Liberals constantly invoke Sweden as a governmental model without paying much heed to the fact that Sweden's government succeeds as much as it does because it governs Swedes. And maybe, just maybe, the reason America doesn't have a sprawling European welfare state is that America isn't Europe. And, unlike some of our liberal friends, Americans don't want to be Europeans. Indeed, that's why so many Europeans move to America, so they can be Americans.
dothis dispatch from an American conservative in ParisJonathan Cohn