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Universal But Utilitarian Healthcare?

Not for everyone! Wesley Smith writes:

I knew there was a catch. Peter Singer opined that broadening health care coverage is an important public good. (I agree, but it is not a “right.” Nor, is Obamacare the correct approach. But those are not the subjects of this post.)

Being a utilitarian who advocates valuing the lives of some over those of others (“quality of life” ethic), Singer doesn’t really support “universal” access. First, the give with one hand part; From the Daily Princetonian story:
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