Remember that whole crazy thing:Â Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann andÂ Betsey McCaughey?
Remember thatÂ editorial inÂ Investorâ€™s Business Daily, possibly the greatest own-goal in the history of health policy?
People such as scientist Stephen Hawking wouldnâ€™t have a chance in the U.K., where the National Health Service would say the life of this brilliant man, because of his physical handicaps, is essentially worthless.
Remember IBD’s subsequent correction?Â It quietly removed the self-refuting passage and added this â€œEditorâ€™s note:â€
This version corrects the original editorial which implied that physicist Stephen Hawking, a professor at the University of Cambridge, did not live in the UK.
I remember all that. For more, here’s me at Politico Magazine.