Per downpuppy in comments, we see that the "such is blogging" research method is still in play as the Atlantic econoblogger is surprised to find out that health care insurance premiums have actually gone up in the past seven years. Who knew?

This is priceless:

Megan McArdle (Replying to: anirprof) August 4, 2009 12:27 PM

Jesus! It was $400 a month when I was getting insurance in 2002; I wanted to err on the optimistic side.

Discussing health care in America does not seem to be the government’s Megan McArdle’s core competence.



Yeah. Like I would tell you....