Wednesday, August 12, 2009

NHS murders Stephen Hawking but ghost comes back to claim that it is happy with single payer healthcare

People such as scientist Stephen Hawking wouldn't have a chance in the U.K., where the National Health Service would say the life of this brilliant man, because of his physical handicaps, is essentially worthless.

- From a previous version of this editorial

The physicist's ghost claims to be alive and is reported to have said:

I wouldn't be alive today if it weren't for the NHS. I have received a large amount of high quality treatment without which I would not have survived

(from here)

Is there anything more to be said about the health care discourse (if it could be called that) across the pond?

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