Clinton Laughs Off Health Care Criticism
Want a good laugh? Suggest to liberal presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that her universal health coverage plan falls in line with socialized medicine.
Problem is ‚Äď it‚Äôs her doing the laughing.
So what‚Äôs so funny ‚Äď that
‚Äú[I]t is not only a moral imperative that we try to cover everyone, it is now an economic necessity,‚ÄĚ
Clinton‚Äôs remarks came just a day before United Auto Workers union leaders told employees to walk off the job because negotiations with General Motors (NYSE:GM) fell through. GM wanted to cut some of the $5 billion it spends on its annual health-care bill and according to Reuters, the cuts are necessary ‚Äúto close a labor cost gap with Toyota Motor Corp (NYSE:TM) and other Japanese automakers operating in the United States they say amounts to more than $30 per hour for the average factory worker.‚ÄĚ
But, that‚Äôs the opposite of what
Chris Wallace, host of Fox News Sunday pointed out on September 23 that according to a Harvard economist, 200,000 people would lose their jobs because of the Hillary Clinton health insurance ‚Äúmandates‚ÄĚ where all businesses would have to insure employees or pay a tax. That mandate is what she labels as a ‚Äúchoice.‚ÄĚ But,
‚ÄúWell, there is certainly a shared responsibility that goes with having a health care system that both can afford to provide quality affordable health care for everyone and puts responsibility on everyone in our country,‚ÄĚ Clinton said on Fox News Sunday.
With all the health insurance mandates, tax credits and other parts of