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August 14, 2009

Do Health Care Naysayers Have "Too Much Skin" In The Game?


What’s Coke’s new slogan, “Open happiness”?

As the health care “debate” plunges headlong into delusion, this piece in the NYT Mag, as well as a reader comment today, raises the following question:

As wingers bear down with a blanket and vicious “just say no” to reform, is it fair game to challenge them over lifestyle issues — particular, for (overtaxing the medical system by) being (irresponsibly) overweight?

(And yeah, that guy in the other Grassley townhall picture on The BAG yesterday also jumps out.)

(image: Steve Pope/A.P. caption: Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks to a large crowd during a town meeting on health care reform Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 in Adel, Iowa.)

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