BY KIM BELLARD
The New York Times had an interesting set of op-eds last week under the theme “I Was Wrong.” For example, Paul Krugman says he was wrong about inflation, David Brooks laments being wrong about capitalism, and Bret Stevens now fears he was wrong about Trump voters. Nobody fessed up about being wrong about healthcare, so I’ll volunteer.
I’ve been writing regularly about healthcare for over a decade now, with some strong opinions and often with some pretty speculative ideas. I’ve had a lot to be wrong about, and I hope I will be wrong about many of them (e.g., microplastics). Some of my thoughts (such as on DNA storage or nanorobots) may just be still too soon, but there are definitely some things I’d thought, or at least hoped, would have happened by now.
I’ll highlight three:Continue reading…