Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:

Clinical Review State of the Art Review

Obamacare: what the Affordable Care Act means for patients and physicians

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 22 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5376

Rapid Response:

Success is a mess. It divides us into a few winners and many losers. The winners boast and gloat, while the losers yearn to learn and earn. Why is society skewed and losers screwed? Perhaps winners are losers rescued by luck and pluck. And perhaps winners should share their success with losers, because charity and parity are the only real success.

Competing interests: No competing interests

24 October 2014
Hugh Mann
New York, USA