Friday, September 28, 2007

A Healthcare Quiz

The political issue of the hour is the debate over expanding SCHIP, the State Children's Health Insurance Program. The Washington Post calls it "the biggest domestic policy clash" of the Bush presidency.

As a bit of factual background, here is a quick quiz:

With medical costs skyrocketing, the middle class struggling, and heartless Republicans running the government, what has happened to the percentage of children without health insurance over the past seven years?
Find the answer here. Scroll down to Figure 1. Thanks to reader John Dewey for the link.

Update: David Brooks on the SCHIP debate.