Just As I Thought

President, heal thyself

I just love this.

Taxpayers pick up Bush’s bill
David Lazarus, SF Chronicle
Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Democratic lawmakers in Washington say they’re drafting a health care reform bill that would expand coverage for low-income kids. President Bush says he’ll veto any such legislation, warning that it would lead the nation “down the path to government-run health care for every American.”

Like that would be a bad thing.

What’s particularly galling about Bush’s position is that it’s coming from a man who just underwent a colonoscopy performed at the taxpayer-funded, state-of-the-art medical facility at Camp David by an elite team of doctors from the taxpayer-funded National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

If anyone understands the benefits of government-run health care, it’s the president.

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