Thursday, March 05, 2009

Health care is a privilege according to some Republicans

President Obama held a health-care summit today at the White House where he made clear that reform was an administration priority. "If we want to create jobs and rebuild our economy and get our federal budget under control, then we have to address the crushing cost of health care this year, in this administration," he said. But he'll face some serious Republican opposition, as this clip from MSNBC makes clear.

Tennessee Republican was on the network this morning, railing against any health-care reform effort as a move toward "socialism" and "class warfare."

"Health care is a privilege," Wamp went on to say. "It's not necessarily a right."

... more after the click.

My comment: Does he really mean to say that some people have no right to health care?

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