That’s a Big “If”

Filed under:Jerks,Politics — posted by Anwyn on September 3, 2007 @ 12:36 am

“If you are going to be in the system, you can’t choose not to go to the doctor for 20 years. You have to go in and be checked and make sure that you are OK.”

Thanks, but no thanks, Edwards. Here’s my favorite:

He noted, for example, that women would be required to have regular mammograms in an effort to find and treat “the first trace of problem.”

And here was me devoutly believing the President of the United States of America has far more important things to worry about than whether or not the machine squishes my boobs the appropriate number of times.

Where are the “get your laws off my body” people when we need them? Voting no to this jackassery, I sincerely hope.

H/t: Ace’s. You’d think I don’t read the news myself any more. Well. Um.

Update: When you’re 75 and suffering from cancer, and your compulsory doctor thinks it’s time to stop the drugs but you prefer to continue chemo, just who do you think is going to get the final word?

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