LETTER: Attack ads on single-payer health care are confusing, Earl Callahan, Oneonta Star

Earl Callahan, New Berlin, Oct 9, 2018

As I watch the attack ads on television for those running to represent me in Washington I am equally amused and confused.

In the 22nd Congressional District of New York, the attack ad that makes my head start spinning is the one where the incumbent Claudia Tenney attacks her opposition Anthony Brindisi for his support of a single-payer health plan — Medicare for all. Now why would she launch an attack on a program that populations in the rest of the industrialized world enjoy as their birthright?

The answer to that is that she must relish the suffering of those who are one serious illness away for the poor house....

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