Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Sadly Shakes Head

An editorial at Investors Business Daily tries to make the case against the current proposed health care reforms by confusing it with the socialized medical system of Great Britain (which it in no way resembles). To make it better they try to tie it in with the latest bizarro-world Republican claim that the proposal has provisions for mandatory death panels. If that isn't laughable enough, they come up with this:

People such as scientist Stephen Hawking wouldn't have a chance in the U.K., where the National Health Service would say the life of this brilliant man, because of his physical handicaps, is essentially worthless.