March 04, 2004

Could Be ...

... still ain't "is." 'Course, that depends on what your definition of "is" is.

Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson on Tuesday in Iraq:

'"Even if you don't have health insurance," said Thompson, who toured medical facilities in the Iraqi cities of Baghdad and Tikrit on Saturday and Sunday, "you are still taken care of in America. That certainly could be defined as universal coverage. Every American's health care is far superior to what the health care is in Iraq."'

Jesus. Well, I guess I'm glad to know that my QoL baseline is now "Was I suicide-bombed today?" Someone should probably alert Julie Gerberding.

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