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This Is The Washington Post On Crack

Good thing the media is working to push conservative news sites off social media. Because we wouldn’t want the internet to be dominated by crazy nonsense and lies. Just serious journalism. Like this.

Every American family basically pays an $8,000 ‘poll tax’ under the U.S. health system, top economists say – Washington Post

This is the Washington Post. This is the Washington Post on crack.

Does anyone involved in this even know what a poll tax is? Or what a tax is? Or what words mean?

U.S. households pay an extra $8,000 per year, compared with what Swiss families pay. Case and Deaton view this extra cost as a “poll tax,” meaning it is levied on every individual regardless of their ability to pay. (Most Americans think of a poll tax as money people once had to pay to register to vote, but “polle” was an archaic German word for “head.” The idea behind a poll tax is that it falls on every head.)

Good thing the Washington Post has decided to use the archaic German meaning of words.

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