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Friday, July 24, 2009

All Americans Have Health Care?

Quoted from Think Progress:

Earlier today, several female Republican House members held a press conference to attack President Obama’s push for health insurance reform. “The Democrat way is not reforming healthcare, it’s destroying it,” announced Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN). Perhaps the most attention-grabbing moment occurred when Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) announced that “there are no Americans who don’t have healthcare“:

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) disputes President Obama’s claim that 47 million Americans lack healthcare. “There are no Americans who don’t have healthcare. Everybody in this country has access to healthcare,” she says. “We do have about 7.5 million Americans who want to purchase health insurance who can not afford it,” she says, urging Congress to adopt a new plan for healthcare reform that wouldn’t “destroy what is good about healthcare in this country” and “give the government control of our lives.”


  1. Without wishing to appear anymore misogynist than is absolutely unavoidable, I can't help myself...

    Sometimes I think Republican women are a whole special kind of crazy/stupid. Whether putative feminists (such as the Tammy Bruce crowd of self-identified 'socially liberal and fiscally conservative' female Republicans who nevertheless love Sarah Palin, Laura Ingraham, Anne Coulter, and Michelle Malkin as 'strong feminist figures' and believe every right wing talking point about the evil Democrats out there) or disciples of Phyllis Schlafly, there is a unique kind of failure to successfully perceive the world among many conservative women.

    Is it just me who thinks that?

  2. I don't think you're the only one who thinks that at all. Phyllis Schlafly - now there's a name.