#1 Idiotic Media Attacks Rand Paul For Using ‘Socialized Medicine’ When He Is Doing The EXACT OPPOSITE by algernonpj 15.01.2019 22:42

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Idiotic Media Attacks Rand Paul For Using ‘Socialized Medicine’ When He Is Doing The EXACT OPPOSITE
Fake news strikes again
Steve Watson
January 15, 2019

Several ‘reporters’ attacked Rand Paul Monday when it emerged the Senator is to visit Canada to have hernia surgery, leveling claims that Paul is a hypocrite for going to a country with socialized medical care.

However, a simple Google search or a phone call (remember those?) would have helped the media understand that Paul is actually going to a PRIVATE facility that specializes in hernia care – the EXACT OPPOSITE of socialized medicine.

Paul is undergoing surgery again following the vicious attack he suffered from a mentally disturbed neighbor last year, who broke six of Paul’s ribs and caused damage to his lungs.

According to reports, the cost of the surgery will be $5,000 to $8,000 with an additional $4,000 in medical expenses, all of which Paul is suing to recover from Rene Boucher, who was sentenced to just 30 days in prison.

Some intrepid ‘journalists’ got a hold of the lawsuit and found out that Senator Paul will undergo an outpatient surgery in Canada later this month at Shouldice Hernia Hospital, a specialist hernia facility.

In a tweet which has since been deleted, kings of fake news, The Daily Beast, declared that “Sen. Rand Paul — one of the fiercest critics of socialized medicine — is heading to Canada for surgery.”

This caused a wave of lunacy to head Paul’s way on Twitter:

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Rand Paul, enemy of socialized medicine, will go to Canada for surgery https://t.co/8TESKnG0oB pic.twitter.com/w5sdzSkhq1

— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) January 14, 2019

brave of rand paul to offer himself up as a guinea pig to showcase the savagery of socialized medicine https://t.co/QXKTNZOyyH

— Matt Binder (@MattBinder) January 14, 2019

Rand Paul, an outspoken critic of universal healthcare, is traveling to Canada for hernia surgery, where they have universal healthcare, because America’s health care system wasn’t good enough for a sitting US Senator. https://t.co/sVtkIBoGFW

— John Aravosis 🇺🇸 (@aravosis) January 14, 2019


Idiots.

Paul’s chief strategist Doug Stafford put the record straight:

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Attention fact-challenged media: “More fake news on a story that has been reported terribly from day one – this is a PRIVATE, world renowned hospital and people come from around the world to PAY CASH for their services.” It’s literally the opposite of socialized medicine.

— Doug Stafford (@dougstafford) January 14, 2019


“This is a private, world renowned hospital separate from any system and people come from around the world to pay cash for their services,” Kelsey Cooper, a spokeswoman for Paul, also told The Hill.

This STILL didn’t stop idiots from piling on:

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This isn't really a good "gotcha." This hernia clinic, in my hometown of Thornhill, is one of a very small number of private, for-profit clinics that were grandfathered into Ontario's socialized health system. https://t.co/Z6MmI5ojTV

— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) January 14, 2019

It is one of a handful of private hospitals grandfathered to exist outside of their normal healthcare laws. Try fact checking, it’s not hard.

— Doug Stafford (@dougstafford) January 14, 2019

Fair enough. But the gotcha is "he's an enemy of socialized medicine but look he's going to the land of socialized medicine." Shouldice is not socialized medicine — it's a little bastion of capitalist medicine Canadian politicians allow to keep existing. https://t.co/0opGvr8nSS

— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) January 14, 2019


Just stop. Please.

In a further statement, Stafford said “It’s an opportunity for the Left to take a cheap shot at Rand for no reason, and without any facts on their side.

“It’s disgusting clickbait for them.” Stafford added.

This article was posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 9:17 am

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#2 RE: Idiotic Media Attacks Rand Paul For Using ‘Socialized Medicine’ When He Is Doing The EXACT OPPOSITE by ThirstyMan 15.01.2019 23:56

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I noticed that too algernon. It's a self pay, reputable private specialty hospital!!!

Walter Sobchak asked the right question.



And the answer is YES!!!

#3 RE: Idiotic Media Attacks Rand Paul For Using ‘Socialized Medicine’ When He Is Doing The EXACT OPPOSITE by ThirstyMan 15.01.2019 23:56

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I noticed that too algernon. It's a self pay, reputable private specialty hospital!!!

Walter Sobchak asked the right question.



And the answer is YES!!!

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