NHS used as stick to beat Obama’s healthcare reforms

The above advert is one of the better ones created by Conservatives for Patients Rights; an organisation spending millions of dollars in advertising to try and prevent Obama from passing sweeping healthcare reforms in the USA.

In the UK last week, our politicians were clambering over each other to stand up for the NHS – you almost never hear a politician damning the NHS.  It’s rare to the extent that I found it quite shocking watching some of the adverts openly criticising the NHS, my British gut reaction was along the lines of “Now hang on just a minute old boy, you can’t say things like that around here”…

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