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It’s time to make Blue Shield of California a for-profit insurer

As a native of the Boston area, I often view California with a mix of awe, intrigue and bewilderment.

What’s it like to have cities laid out in a sensible grid? Why isn’t everyone in the same hurry I am? Doesn’t all that sunshine get just the slightest bit annoying? How can you drive for eight hours and still be in the same state?

Lately, I’ve cast that awe, intrigue and bewilderment away from the folksy foibles of Left Coast life and toward a story quickly becoming a tornado in a teapot: Blue Shield of California.