So. You’re a wingnut editorial writer picking a fight. You’re a mediocre, halfbright wingnut, and you’re picking a fight. Who do you choose, out of all the people in the entire world, to pick a fight with? You have your pick, you can choose to fight anybody. Knowing yourself as you do, do you really pickTHE SMARTEST MAN ON EARTH?
The danger, says the Investor’s Business Daily, is that he borrows too
much from the UK. “The controlling of medical costs in countries such
as Britain through rationing, and the health consequences thereof, are
legendary. The stories of people dying on a waiting list or being
denied altogether read like a horror script … People such as scientist
Stephen Hawking wouldn’t have a chance in the UK, where the National
Health Service would say the life of this brilliant man, because of his
physical handicaps, is essentially worthless.” We say his life is far
from worthless, as they do at Addenbrooke’s hospital, Cambridge, where
Professor Hawking, who has motor neurone disease, was treated for chest
problems in April. As indeed does he.“I wouldn’t be here today if it
were not for the NHS,” he told us. “I have received a large amount of
high-quality treatment without which I would not have survived.”
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