Hack attack, part two: Abramoff's bagmen keep schoolin' me on healthcare ...

Note: you should read yesterday's post about the pseudo-scholars at Jack Abramoff's favorite "think-tank" (for laundering crooked lobbying cash) taking a shot at me on healthcare before reading this post. And here's my post that started the exchange.

The much-anticipated second installment of David Hogberg's explanation of why our healthcare system is great even though we spend more than any other highly-developed country but have poorer outcomes is arrivé.

Behold the mighty intellect of the right-wing echo-chamber:
Continuing my deconstruction of Joshua Holland's AlterNet polemic in favor of single-payer health care, let's now look at administrative costs.
Holland claims:

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