“Why has Sweden become the North Korea of Europe?” That’s what a Dane semi-facetiously asked Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks at a conference I attended in 2014. Mr. Vilks unconvincingly muttered about Swedes’ partiality for consensus.
This week, President Trump signed an executive order requiring health care companies to be more honest about their prices. The White House believes additional transparency in health care will reduce costs. The troubling specifics of Mr. Trump's order deserve scrutiny.