(p. A23) . . . even if fundamental health care reform brings costs under control, I at least find it hard to see how the federal government can meet its long-term obligations without some tax increases on the middle class. Whatever politicians may say now, there’s probably a value-added tax in our future.
For the full commentary, see:
PAUL KRUGMAN. “Climate of Change.” The New York Times (Fri., February 27, 2009): A23.