October 22, 2013

You know how wingers hate socialism? Here's proof they hate Obama more.

Right Wing Watch caught this little gem from wingnut Bryan Fischer Monday:

For a few fleeting moments on his radio program today, Bryan Fischer and a caller were convinced that they had come up with a simple solution to the nation's health care concerns that didn't require Obamacare or any other convoluted government intervention, suggesting instead that the government should just give every American $2 million in cash to cover their lifetime medical expenses.

The caller pointed out that everyone in his family had insurance coverage for $1 million in medical expenses and wondered why the government didn't just give everyone $1.5 to $2 million a piece to cover their expenses instead of spending more than half a billion dollars on a website that doesn't work.

The claim wasn't true, of course, but Fischer seized upon the idea and repeatedly called it "brilliant," saying that doing so would only cost the government around $600 million dollars, which is less than the website alone supposedly cost.

See? They hate Obama more than they hate socialism, and they are perfectly willing to engage in socialist acts if it means undermining something Obama champions.

Of course, Fischer's math was a tiny bit off, because handing every American $2 million would cost something in the neighborhood of $600 trillion dollars, and boy howdy, would they howl about the national debt then or what?

I'm sure Fischer is dejected that such an idea wouldn't work, but it sure did a great job of exposing his true agenda, didn't it?

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