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Just because they’re smarter than you

By City Weekly Staff
Posted // September 16,2009 -

Just because they’re smarter than you, should we continue to provide our elected officials with government health care?

Scott Renshaw: Yeah, like it would make any difference as long as lobbying and campaign finance regulations are so loosey-goosey. IHC will just be handing out “gift cards” to legislators.

Derek Jones: If they’re unwilling to share their benefits with the millions of Americans who cannot afford health care, then they are undeserving. Take their government health care away, and see how they like having to pay out an arm and a leg just to stay alive.

Lara Grant: First of all, I resent that “smarter than thou” remark! Second, they should be sent off on their own to see just how bad it is for us lowly peons trying to get by on the crap health insurance—or lack thereof.

Nick Clark: They’re not smarter than me! They got elected because more than half the people thought he or she was smarter than the other guy. Look at 2000-2008 and tell me that elections are won by a battle of wits.

Rachel Scott: Hell, no! If my best friend, who has been at his job for 18 years, can’t get health care because of a BS “pre-existing condition,” then no one should be able to.

Susan Kruithof: And why the hell should taxpayers’ money be used to pay for their health care? I say if they’re so against “socialist health care,” they shouldn’t be allowed to have it.

Jerre Wroble: We should un-insure all politicians until a bill is passed. Walk a mile in our ankle braces, baby.

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