Democrats believe poor levels of health arise from a complex system of social factors that trap poor people in communities where it is impossible for them to achieve better health. This inequality is unjust, and the government should attempt to "level the playing field."





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Republicans believe that health is a
matter of making good choices on
your health journey. But in some
communities, inadequate resources
make those choices very difficult.
It's not inequality that matters, it's
"raising the bottom" to make
those choices easier.