#Medicare For All
Sometimes you have to read the right-wing corporate media to get the truth.
THOSE OF US
who used to play on a Certain Other Blog have grown accustomed to reading reams of what I now refer to as "Moulitsian Triple-Speak": lip service to progressive ideals used as a light coating over a heavy core of true loyalty to the Koch brothers and the billionaire class.
Please permit your humble scribe to submit the following article for your consideration. It appeared on the vox.com website, of which Markos Moulitsas is a founder. As I noted in this Comment, it may as well have been written by Markos himself.
Awful scene on the orange line. A woman’s leg got stuck in the gap between the train and the platform. It was twisted and bloody. Skin came off. She’s in agony and weeping. Just as upsetting she begged no one call an ambulance. “It’s $3000,” she wailed. “I can’t afford that.”
Let's be clear about one thing - Obamacare sucks and the Democrats failed on a phenomenal scale when they attempted to modify our "uniquely American" system of keeping for-profit insurers at the center of our healthcare system. Ever wonder why our system is "unique"? Because almost every other sane country in the world has realized that "profit" and "healthcare" cannot co-exist in the same space.