Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, February 08, 2020

"Americans are dying younger, from largely preventable disease and bad health policy decisions. And the problem that I have with this is heart disease alone costs about $230 billion to the United States, and the Affordable Care Act did nothing to help that except take away. "They took away the incentivizations for good behavior choices, by saying that however you act, whatever you do, everything's going to be covered.

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"And so preventable illness is running rampant across the United States." " Fox News medical "expert" Dr. Nicole Saphier, who ended her segment by promoting her new book. Its title: "Make America Healthy Again." Seriously.

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Ah. This explains why WisGod said this in the nooner. f'n crazytown.

#1 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2020-02-08 09:59 PM | Reply

She's right, I started smoking since Obamacare because I know my lung cancer will be covered now.

#2 | Posted by bored at 2020-02-09 01:24 AM | Reply

Between Dershowitz's claims about it being lawful for a President to do anything he thinks might help him get reelected and this Fox doctor.....I seriously doubt that anyone on the right, any Fox News viewer, has anthing upstairs except mush.

#3 | Posted by danni at 2020-02-09 01:07 PM | Reply

"They took away the incentivizations for good behavior choices, by saying that however you act, whatever you do, everything's going to be covered."

Ah yes, the old Republican talking point.

If you cover cancer, people are going to be like Ayn Rand and get cancer, just to spend your taxes out of spite.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-02-09 01:52 PM | Reply

The irony being a significant percentage of the bobbleheads watching this are obese and likely diabetic.

You gotta hand it to Fox. They're really good at convincing people to vote against their own interests.

#5 | Posted by jpw at 2020-02-10 09:57 AM | Reply

And any doctor with a website that's their own name is a snake oil salesman.

I've yet to find a case where that isn't true.

#6 | Posted by jpw at 2020-02-10 09:59 AM | Reply

www.harpercollins.com

So it's a bunch of cliches mixed with a stretched "c-c-conservative" philosophy. And by philosophy I mean squawking "big government" even when it's absurd.

I give her credit, though. She's tapping into the giant money well that is rightwing stupidity. Gotta pay those med school loans somehow.

#7 | Posted by jpw at 2020-02-10 10:03 AM | Reply

Medicare for ALL!! Feel'in the BERN 2020 YES!!

#8 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2020-02-10 02:11 PM | Reply

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