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Here's some inspiration for those of you involved in the health care debates.  On Sunday, Republican Pete Olson (TX-22--Tom Delay's old district) held a health care town hall meeting, and attempted to propagandize a young kid's heart defect by relating the story of a mother's effort to get transplant surgery for the infant.  When he tried to claim that the child would not have received care under a single payer plan, the audience shouted him down, saying that the mother was initially denied coverage for the operation by free market insurance:

(h/t Crooks and Liars)
UPDATE:Made the rec list--thanks, everybody! Apparently, it's an egregious breach of Kos protocol to thank people for recs, so I humbly withdraw my thanks to all who recommended this diary for the Rec List!

Originally posted to CoolOnion on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 06:58 AM PDT.

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