The apocalypse is near. Americans must gird their loins and prepare to defend themselves against a terrible evil. Rick Santorum has a warning for us.
"Think about how they view you," he told the crowd of Republicans. "They view you no different than the drug dealer views the little kid in the school yard. They want to get you hooked, they want to get you dependent. They want to get you relying upon them for your wellbeing. And once they've satisfied you, giving them that drug, that narcotic, then you'll be reliant on them and, by the way, you'll also be less than what God created you to be."
Can you guess what quotidian horror Ricky is concerned about? It certainly sounds dreadful.
It's health care.
I know. Just let it sink in.
Rick Santorum and the Republicans are telling people that having access to doctors and medicines and being treated for your illnesses and being in good health is wicked, and that his hateful god intends you to suffer more.
The crowd thundered applause.
- PZ Myers
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