The medigogues demonizing health care reform have scared people most with the boogeyman of “government-run health care,” whatever that means. What’s bizarre about the effectiveness of this approach is that Americans much prefer the government-provided health care we already have to private insurance. I’m speaking, of course, about Medicare and the Veterans Administration, both of which are extremely popular with patients.
I came up with this flight of fancy after overhearing a conversation in which someone said he was so fed up with the direction Obama was taking us that he was considering leaving the country. It was a very short leap to get to this cartoon.