Kind of an aside, but Dems getting tough on Pharma's rape of the public purse would help defang some social issues. Both anti-vax and anti-trans activists lean on claims that what they deride as quack, harmful medicine is, with Dem's political contrivance, pushed on the public for Pharma Profit$.
These arguments would be less plausible if Democrats were plainly not on the side of Pharma Profit$.
see @pluralistic on Dem's latest, unpersuasive, version of "getting tough". https://pluralistic.net/2023/06/09/commissar-merck/#price-giver