HOW PEOPLE MANAGE to fool themselves into believing that enslaving one human being to the convenience of another is compassionate. Or even wise.
It doesn’t really matter whether the horror stories of single-payer medical systems are apocryphal or canonical. It doesn’t. Really. The problems with the notion go back a good deal farther, and are a whole lot more fundamental than the inevitable abuses of a state bureaucracy.
The entire concept is morally bankrupt. And if you can’t see it, you really need to re-examine your premises.
Or do you believe that slavery is OK?