March 25, 2010
What, Me Worry?
"WHAT is going on down there?" she says, hands on her hips.
Congratulations on the passing of the Health Reform Bill. But the Republican nay-sayers are running around creating copy for MAD Magazine. I can see it now - a double-page "Mad Looks At Republicans". Sarah with her bum in the air, drawing cross-hairs on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Bewigged tea-partiers dumping ballot boxes into the sea. Glenn Beck with a big fat tear drop.
We've had Medicare in Canada since the 60s. It's all about giving a little so we can all be treated fairly. It may sound socialist. It is! But we don't have horns coming out of our heads; we don't goosestep around like Soviet soldiers, we don't have death panels and we don't have to bargain over which severed digit to save.