A New Low in Public Discourse: Health Care = Paula Abdul on Mexicans

Abby Zimet

Only on Fox News could we see Dr. Robert Goldberg of the so-called Center for Medicine in the Public Interest – recent piece: "Government Negotiations in Drug Prices are Dangerous" – compare the Democratic public option in health care to Bruno inviting Paula Abdul to sit on Mexican workers acting like furniture. Don't ask.

"That's exactly what the Obama or the congressional plan does. It balances, tries to balance the budget, the expansion of this new entitlement on the backs of people."

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