Friday, June 23, 2017
Obama's Class War: GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Massive Transfer Of Wealth' To The Rich
(Daily Wire) Barack Obama pushed class warfare in framing GOP proposals in the Senate to reform health care legislation as "a massive transfer of wealth" to the "richest people in America." He took to Facebook to make his case:
The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill. It’s a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America. It hands enormous tax cuts to the rich and to the drug and insurance industries, paid for by cutting health care for everybody else. Those with private insurance will experience higher premiums and higher deductibles, with lower tax credits to help working families cover the costs, even as their plans might no longer cover pregnancy, mental health care, or expensive prescriptions. Discrimination based on pre-existing conditions could become the norm again. Millions of families will lose coverage entirely.
Reduction of centralized government control over the apparatus of health care and insurance, suggested Obama, amounts to "meanness" that will "harm" virtually all Americans:
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