Saturday, October 16, 2004

Look for more of this if John Kerry's dream of a prescription drug monopsony comes true

Price gouging is the use of market pricing in an economic situation where normal supply has been interrupted. In this case, we can trace to the government's failed vaccine policy. Read more pathetic flu clinic stories here, including a case where police shut one down. At least the large line I went through this morning to get my daughter vaccinated (while myself rather sick) was merely a major inconvenience.