Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Bill Kristol admits gov't run healthcare plan for our troops is "first-class health care"

Bill Kristol Extended Interview
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...But you don't deserve it. In a way, you've got to appreciate the brutal honesty Bill Kristol is displaying which is the Modus Operandi of Republicans when it comes to : protect the health care industry, pander to the military, and screw everyone else.
STEWART: So you believe no public option, so even though that's good enough for the military, not good enough for the people of America.

KRISTOL: Well, the military has a different health system than the rest of Americans.

STEWART: It's a public system, no?

KRISTOL: Yeah, they don't have an option, they're all in military health care.

STEWART: Why don't we go with that?

KRISTOL: I don't know. Is military health care really what you -- first of all, it's expensive. I think they deserve it, the military--

STEWART: But the American public do not.

KRISTOL: No. The American public do not deserve the same quality health care as our soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan deserve, and they need all kinds of things that the rest of us don't need.

STEWART: Well, no, they can have that level of care, but are you saying that the American public shouldn't have access to the same quality health care that we give to our better citizens?

KRISTOL: Yes. To our soldiers? Absolutely. The American public--

STEWART: Really?

KRISTOL: I think that if you become a soldier, you deserve--


KRISTOL: One of the ways we make it up to the soldiers, since they're risking their lives, we give them first-class health care. The rest of us can go out and buy insurance...

It's not everyday you see a marrionette's nose recede a few inches... Someday, Billy will become a real boy.

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