crusty conservative English Catholic, gently reminds conservative American Catholics that GOP orthodoxy and Catholic orthodoxy are not co-terminous, and that some of the comforting myths conservatives like to regurgitate are, y’know, “simply deranged”.
What’s really deranged?
According to a reputable study published in the American Journal of Medicine, 61% of bankruptcies in the US are caused by the costs of healthcare. I repeat: 61 per cent: it is simply insane. And these people have the infernal gall to equate our system with Soviet Communism (which incidentally had no public healthcare system at all).