Posted on Dimanche 8 juillet 2007
British bomb plot and Michael Moore-style health care
The legacy of Britain’s socialized medical system is a growing reliance on foreign doctors, like seven of the eight suspects arrested in the failed London car bombing and Glasgow airport attack.
There are many things wrong with U.S. health care, as there inevitably are with any health care system. The question is whether America wants to go down the British-Canadian-Cuban route, to name three government medical systems that Michael Moore admires in his new film « Sicko. » Cuba, of course, is a totalitarian state, and even Hollywood celebrities, though they like to visit, wouldn’t want to live there. (Incidentally, the best health treatment available on Cuba is at Gitmo.) The United Kingdom, by contrast, is a free society, but last week’s incendiary Jeep Cherokee at Glasgow Airport has shone a rare light on the curious character of its government health system. (Lire la suite…)