I actually hope that many doctors who have engaged in policy advocacy were blinded by ideology, or simply lying.

I see so much bad analysis and arithmetic in policy advocacy by MDs, I have to hope that it’s a result of ideological blind spots, or even outright lying. I am frightened by the principal alternative explanation: that one can too easily become an MD despite the lack of basic analytical or arithmetic skills.

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