I wonder how much of the fear the Rethugs are creating relies on unsophisticated readers being uncomfortable with the phrase "end-of-life"--that it's too close to "life-ending." Are these people just careless readers, or are they that stupid? I'm sure there are a few who understand exactly what it says, but are pushing the fear for political gain.
Monday, August 3, 2009
Health Care or Death Care?
The other morning I read an E.J. Dionne article in the Washington Post about the roadblocks the current Health Care bill is seeing in congress, and part of the problem seems to be that some people are afraid that doctors will be pushing euthanasia on old people.