Scary New Stat on Health Insurance

| Mon Mar. 5, 2007 12:36 PM EST

"Today, more than one-third of the uninsured — 17 million of the nearly 47 million — have family incomes of $40,000 or more." That's from today's New York Times, and if there is a better explanation for why universal health care has broad support amongst voters or a better argument for why we need a new system, anything at all, I certainly haven't seen it.