In the real world, policy is full of trade-offs. Rarely do we get a chance to have everything go our way. Politicians seem to have a difficult time articulatig this fact of life, though, which often makes what they say sound like nonsense.
This has always frustrated me, and I talk about it in more depth in my latest piece at the JAMA Forum. Go read and share!
Austin’s note: No, Aaron is not ignoring his vacation. He prepared this in advance and I have posted it on his behalf. Keep that in mind if you respond in the comments. He likely won’t read them or chime in.