[EM] Vote (today!) for Score Voting at Change.org

Michael Rouse mrouse1 at mrouse.com
Wed Dec 31 18:31:12 PST 2008

I'm not sure -- Tom Daschle was soliciting horror stories about the 
health care system, rather than proposing random polling to find out 
areas where it consistently falls short. They should hire a half dozen 
of the biggest polling firms, have each do ten thousand people (or 
whatever a representative sample would be), and then make their decision 
based on actual data rather than a collection of anecdotes.

(To be honest, the *best* way would be to construct another study along 
the lines of the Rand Health Insurance Experiment: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAND_Health_Insurance_Experiment . Pick the 
best version based on whatever reasonable criteria decided on 
beforehand, roll it out to the nation, then continue the study with the 
national plan as the control group. Tweak the plan periodically to match 
the best version, and voila.)

Jonathan Lundell wrote:
> On Dec 31, 2008, at 4:38 PM, fsimmons at pcc.edu wrote:
>> I followed the link and added my comment, but I couldn't find a 
>> button to push that would add my vote for
>> the idea.  How do you actually vote?
> Hopefully the Obama administration has enough sense not to give any 
> weight to online polls.
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