REP DENNIS MOORE (D-KS) FINALLY CORNERED. ADMITS NOT READING BILL: Dennis Moore, appearing on KMBZ radio Kansas City Morning News with EJ & Ellen, was finally forced to answer one of my questions. Ellen asks:
I was reading this article in the Washington Times by Dr. Milton Wolf who is a Kansas radiologist. You know, I think he actually talked to you and contacted your office. He writes that there's "a scheme in this bill" that "actually penalizes your primary care physician if he is in the top 10 percent of doctors who refer patients to specialists, no matter how valid the reason." That brings up questions of rationing. That brings up questions of quality health care. Is that still in there?Moore answers:
I don’t know. And I will find out. But I don’t know if that’s in there. This is, as you know, a multi-hundred, several hundred pages of bill, but uh, uh, I'll check with Dr. Wolf directly too and talk to him and find out what, what, what his concern is because I don't know that.What arrogance or blind ideology compels a man to allow the government takeover of the finest health care delivery system in the world without even reading the bill? Moore boasts of his "Blue Dog" status as though he is a moderate. There's no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat if they vote for $787 billion of stimulus spending, the Cap & Trade energy taxes and now ObamaCare. Pelosi lap dog, maybe.
UPDATE: Audio here.
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