Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Crossing the Border for Our "Terrible" Health-Care, Plus: Paul Krugman Gets Owned (1934 Cartoon Added)

HotAir has a story about a mucky-wuck in Canada coming to the U.S. for heart surgey. Awesome, he is smart!

However, that may change now that a prominent politician in Canada has followed the same path as many of his fellow citizens in order to save his own life:
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams is set to undergo heart surgery this week in the United States.
CBC News confirmed Monday that Williams, 60, left the province earlier in the day and will have surgery later in the week.
The premier’s office provided few details, beyond confirming that he would have heart surgery and saying that it was not necessarily a routine procedure.
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(From the 9/16/2008 debate on healthcare at Rockefeller Plaza in NYC. Paul [Paul Krugman joined The New York Times in 1999 as a columnist on the Op-Ed Page and continues as professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University] decides to show everyone how great socialized medicine is by asking the Canadians in the room about it...  )