The Insane Growth of Bureaucrats

Ever notice how as the number of administrators in healthcare and education exploded, both sectors got worse?

"Yuri Bezmenov,” the pen name of a millennial writer, connects the dots in a new blog post, which is a fun read and worth your time. (How To Subvert Subversion)

Healthcare: Between 1975 and 2010, the number of physicians in the U.S. grew by only 150%, while the number of healthcare administrators increased by a staggering 3,200%.

  • Over roughly the same time period, the U.S. has fallen behind other developed countries when it comes to healthcare outcomes.

We spend more, but die sooner.

Education: Non-teacher faculty hiring and costs have exploded while enrollment and test scores have stayed relatively the same or declined.

Bubba’s Two Cents

Here's the bottom line — the job of these administrators is to improve America's healthcare and education systems. They've been given resources and staff but are still producing poor results. For anyone wondering why no one trusts institutions these days, the bloated bureaucracy is a good place to start.