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Keith's comment on the special kind of right wing crazy that is Michele Bachmann. Think Progress has more -- Bachmann Suggests Critics Of Health Car

Keith's comment on the special kind of right wing crazy that is Michele Bachmann. Think Progress has more -- Bachmann Suggests Critics Of Health Care Reform Will Be Put On A ‘List’ And Denied Treatment:

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) painted an Orwellian vision of health care reform yesterday, claiming that critics of the Democrats’ plan could be denied coverage. Citing an unnamed Japanese man who supposedly approached her in Washington, Bachmann suggested that critics of the Japanese government are placed on a “list” and prohibited from receiving medical care under Japan’s universal health care system. Saying “a government takeover of health care is the crown jewel of socialism,” Bachmann insinuated a similar situation could occur in “our future”. Read on...

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