Say Goodbye to Common Sense: RedState Compares Health Care Reform to Attack on Pearl Harbor
In the latest bit of right-wing lunacy on health care reform, RedState.com writer "hogan" brazenly compares health care reform bills to Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941--inanely adding that if health care reform passes, you can "say goodbye to freedom." Indeed, a brutal sneak attack that obliterated or wounded at least 3,500 Americans on an early Sunday morning is certainly comparable to legislation that will decrease the deficit over 10 years, provide coverage for 94% of uninsured Americans, and prohibit insurance companies from dropping the insured due to pre-existing conditions.
Yet, with Fox News' Glenn Beck comparing health care reform to the attacks on 9/11 and former Bush press secretary Dana Perino obliviously declaring: "we did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush's term," one can only wonder if-like the words socialism, Marxism, fascism and freedom-maybe the right-wing media simply doesn't know what the word terrorism means.
Here's the RedState post in all its glorious folly: