Senator John McCain’s health plan is based on the idea that everyone should be on their own to buy their health insurance on the individual market. And it’s an approach fundamentally at odds with the point of health insurance: that we share risks. People with preexisting conditions, like McCain and myself, would pay much more for health insurance under his health plan, if we could get coverage at all.
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From the Los Angeles Times:
Why exactly is John Gibson still on the air?
Three days ago, the Fox News talk-show host opened his radio show with hate-filled, and prepared, mockery of actor Heath Ledger’s death. Auditory clips of Ledger’s most famous film, “Brokeback Mountain,” played with a background of funeral music, ending with his character’s lover, Jack Twist, saying, “I wish I knew how to quit you.”
“Well, he found out how to quit you,” Gibson chortled before launching into a show that repeatedly referenced the 28-year-old actor’s death as if it were some sort of joke.
Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s
Slimeball Spitball Hardball, gave right-wing harridan, Ann Coulter, the entire hour to spew her venomous hate speech. Here’s a short synopsis from Media Matters:
Summary: Chris Matthews asked pundit Ann Coulter, “How do you know that Bill Clinton is gay?” — referring to her comment the night before on CNBC’s The Big Idea that Clinton “show[s] some level of latent homosexuality.” Coulter responded, “I don’t know if he’s gay. But Al Gore — total fag.” In concluding the interview, Matthews said of Coulter, “We’d love to have her back.”