HA, this is pretty funny politically posturing. New York Representative Anythony Weiner puts an amendment forward to eliminate the government-run, single payer health care option known as Medicare. On the 44th anniversary of it’s passing no less.
It’s a pretty simple political move, but actually demonstrates some progressive backbone: if Republicans are against government run healthcare then surely they would be in favor of eliminating Medicare. Well, of course not. Not a single Republican voting yes on this amendment. [via]