Sunday, January 15, 2012

The Paleolithic Party

This is hilarious. Mittens is reviled as a "Massacusetts moderate" (not true, unfortunately — there are NO moderates in the Republican Party) who signed into law basic, affordable health insurance ("Romneycare") that covers abortions and is universally popular with its citizens. Is endangered Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown running for re-election on a promise to support repeal of Romneycare? This is the health care Massachusetts citizens are required to carry, unlike the states of the uninsured whose "choice" is NONE or prohibitively expensive health insurance:
"What benefits will I get?

Commonwealth Care members get health services by enrolling in health plans. There are several plans to choose from. Each health plan offers the same medical benefits, plus some extras. Some plans are only available in certain parts of Massachusetts. Some plans cost more than other plans.
All Commonwealth Care health plans include:
• outpatient medical care (doctor's visits, surgery, radiology and lab, abortion, community health center visits)
• inpatient medical care (hospitalization)
• mental health and substance abuse services (outpatient and inpatient)
• prescription drugs (pharmacy and mail service)
• rehabilitation services (cardiac rehabilitation, home health aide, therapies, inpatient services up to 100 days per year)
• vision care (exam and glasses every 24 months)
• dental care* (*this benefit is only for people with incomes at or below 100% FPG)
• emergency care including ambulance and out-of-state coverage
The health plan you choose may also offer extra services."
OH THE HUMANITY! Newt Gingrich and his paleolithic party think UNIVERSAL health care for Massachusetts citizens is a terrible thing; incidentally the World Health Organization ranks France #1 in health care while the U.S. places no higher than #36 — OH NO, Paleo-Repugnants, won't you PLEASE make it go higher?!:

Meanwhile, the Stephen Colbert SuperPAC run by his colleague Jon Stewart launched this 'Mitt The Ripper' ad (narration, John Lithgow) in South Carolina; no joke — Colbert is polling AHEAD of Jon Huntsman in the state, at 5% v. 4%:

MEMO to Alex Witt, fake progressive channel host: Tell your resident paleo-Republican CLOWN Michael Steele to enunciate CORRECTLY: "It's 'DEMOCRATIC' not 'DEMOCRAT' policies. The RNC under Steele's chairmanship ( Don't you just LOVE MSNBC's oxymoronic 'standards and practices' — how many years before they finally suspended Pat Buchanan, the apple of Moron Joe's eye and one of Alex's 'boys', thanks to Color of Change?):

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