Oh 'Chele, you should have been a fiction writer. Only truth is stranger than fiction because fiction has generally got to make sense.
I'm not sure if Dr. Stretch is a figment of her imagination or like the lady she talked to ( wink wink ) who told her that her daughter became mentally disabled after getting the HPV vaccine. In 'Chele world who can tell fact from being sucked into her delusions?
Bachmann: A Seven-Foot Doctor Told Me Obamacare Requires The IRS To Pre-Approve Medical Treatments
Bet you thought I'd been drinking. Although it would probably help when you venture into stories involving Bachmann.
We know she can't draw breath without an "Obamacare" utterance, and she didn't disappoint last night in Iowa.
Michele Bachmann prides herself for pressing Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but during an appearance at Webster City, Iowa Wednesday night, the Minnesota congresswoman proved that she’s also leading the charge in developing outrageous new attacks against the legislation. At the town hall, Bachmann complained that undocumented immigrants are exempt from paying for the law, claimed that a seven-foot doctor told her the IRS had to approve medical procedures, and reiterated her long-standing view that doctors and hospitals would provide free care to the uninsured if they were shielded from malpractice claims:
“One man stood up, he was over 7-feet tall. He was a physician in the community. And he said, ‘I had a little lady in my office and because of Obamacare, I had to call the IRS and I had to get a number to put on a form before I could see her.’”
Maybe I am drunk and don't realize it but this is just hysterically funny to me. Maybe she thought if he was really really tall, it would make her claim more believable? I mean if he was only 5'10 or 6'2 it just wouldn't have the same air of authenticity right?
Kind of like in "A Few Good Men" when Demi Moore's character strenuously objects after an objection has been overruled?
This may be even more evidence of her life in fantasy land:
“When I was a little girl…There were people who could not pay [for health care]. I mean they just did not have any money at all. And so the doctor would just write it off. [...] It’s very different today. Now, doctors don’t feel like they can do that…they worry about liability.”
That sounds kinda socialist doesn't it? Don't think she realizes that she's advocating that doctors not get paid for their services which is a no no in Wingnut World.
And of course...there's video :)
Beware 7 foot doctors now.