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Dr. Sonjay Gupta of CNN is a guy on T.V.

Quickly, I think anybody that has appeared on television on whatever network is automatically disqualified from any sort of public office.

I would prefer a Surgeon General who has at least spent more time in academia/research than preening in front of a camera.

Perhaps, a Doctor who doesn't do interviews on any network newscasts.

What else do I have to say? Hospice care for loved ones?

I'm an engineer- so let me specify.

Health Care Reform in general.

Or, specifically, how to modify the insurance/billing/union bureaucracy that has made the American Medical establishment a traumitic experience for even the best insured?

How is the Doctor going to do that?

A doctor who could perhaps lay out specific steps to not only improve quality of life in not only this country, but across the world.

A research-minded scientist who perhaps at least is looking towards addressing issues like abortion, stem-cell research, means towards eliminating second term abortions?

Perhaps a Surgeon General who admits that abstinence is not a workable option?

A Doctor who is qualified to look at facing immunizations against germ warfare?

A Doctor who would perhaps look at asking for better inspections of meat processing plants to perhaps detect if we have a new strain of avian bird flu?

These aren't the best questions a person could ask, I'm asking you if you think Dr. Sanjay Gupta has ever said one word about these issues.

Originally posted to lordbronco on Sun Jan 11, 2009 at 07:46 AM PST.

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