Skip to comments.Sanders Refutes GOP Claim on Medicare-for-All [semi-satire]
Posted on 10/05/2019 3:23:28 PM PDT by John Semmens
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders recent trip to the hospital for urgent medical care inspired Republican critics of his Medicare-for-All plan to point out that the normal waiting periods for receiving care under socialized medicine are typically weeks or even months and, in some cases are denied for a person as old (78) as Sanders is. In the British system, the median time from assessment to treatment is 55 days. In Canada the waiting time averages 11 weeks.
The senator called the GOP claim misleading. While the average person might, in fact, have to endure such waits, my plan makes explicit exceptions for important people. Under democratic socialism, government leaders are vital cogs in running the country. As such, they will have line-cutting privileges that ensure they get the best treatment expeditiously. We cant afford to have high-ranking members of the ruling body fall victim to the queuing procedures that apply to the masses.
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HAS any reporter (i know, lol) asked him or his team how he would have fared in Cuba or Venezuela?
He would have fared fine because he’s part of the proletariat.
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