As a confirmed political junky and (apparently) a glutton for punishment, I watched last night’s GOP debate. It was the same (though slightly smaller) set of toddlers seeing who could scream the loudest. I excuse Governor Kasich from that assessment. I dislike his ideology intensely, but he is at least a serious, intelligent human being who stays above the embarrassing fray of the rest of the candidates.
It would have been pretty hard for me to choose the ugliest “I know you are, but what am I?” moment of the night, except that Ben Carson came finally emerged as the clear winner of the “worst line” contest.
His winning entry?
DOCTOR Ben Carson said these exact words:
“Health care is not a right.”
Yes, that’s right, friends. You heard it from the esteemed doctor himself. So he got the prize…but I’m sure everyone one of those extremely privileged yahoos on the stage agreed with him.
I decided it was time to get busy fixing that meme I hate so much, in answer to Dr. Carson’s statement.
Here you go: