Millions of Liberal Brain Cells Have Died

I’ve commented before on the current Democratic talking point that “millions will die” if the Senate health care reform proposal is enacted, noting that I had missed this enormous mortality that must have been occurring just a few years ago before Obamacare was passed.

There is actually fairly robust econometric literature that establishes the proposition that “wealthier is healthier,” and hence that economic growth is the best general policy for improving both the health and well-being of everyone. So here’s a modest proposal for Republicans: henceforth, whenever Democrats propose a tax increase or job-killing regulation, just say: “Millions will die.”

Here’s Remy’s useful look at this preposterous state of affairs: