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 â€“ itâ€™s her doing the laughing.
So whatâ€™s so funny â€“ that
â€ś[I]t is not only a moral imperative that we try to cover everyone, it is now an economic necessity,â€ť
Clintonâ€™s 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 â€śto 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.â€ť
But, thatâ€™s 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 â€śmandatesâ€ť where all businesses would have to insure employees or pay a tax. That mandate is what she labels as a â€śchoice.â€ť But,
â€śWell, 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,â€ť Clinton said on Fox News Sunday.
With all the health insurance mandates, tax credits and other parts of