Heather "Digby" Parton joins Nicole Sandler in hour two of today's show to recap President Obama's final State of the Union address last night. Plus, if it's Wednesday, Deborah Newell joins Nicole for another edition the Oy FloriDUH files.
Yesterday I posted Bernie Sanders in his own words on health care. cc: Chelsea, a rebuttal to claims made by Ms. Clinton about Bernie Sanders' health care plan. I included two videos and some links. I don't usually jump in like this, nor do I like to exacerbate Dem vs Dem conflicts. However, I made an exception here because there are statements out there that are not accurate and need attention.Today, Senator Sanders was interviewed by MSNBC's Thomas Roberts about those very misrepresentations. Here is Sanders correcting the record in his own words:And via TPM:During an interview on CNN following the [...]
Chelsea Clinton: Bernie will "dismantle Obamacare, dismantle the CHIP program, dismantle Medicare, and dismantle private insurance"— ryan cooper (@ryanlcooper) January 12, 2016Bernie Sanders has already debunked that, erm, misrepresentation by Chelsea Clinton, since none of those things would be necessary once we had his single-payer system in place. Chelsea made it sound as if these things would go away, not be covered. That's not accurate.But just to drive the point home, here are a couple of videos to clarify his positions.Here is Sanders on health care at the Brown & Black Democratic Presidential Forum, in his own words: You can also go to my previous [...]