Looks like it is beat on billionaire time! And it is easy enough to do when you have billionaire Michael Bloomberg say this about Medicare for All:
“I think we could never afford that,” Bloomberg said, addressing pin factory employees in Nashua, New Hampshire. “We are talking about trillions of dollars.”
“I think you could have Medicare-for-all for people who are uncovered, but that's a smaller group,” he added. “But to replace the entire private system where companies provide health care for their employees would bankrupt us for a very long time.”
And that other guy we are all punching right now chimed in to say the same thing:
“That's not correct. That's not American,” he said on CBS Tuesday morning. “What's next? What industry are we going to abolish next, the coffee industry?
The other so called Democratic billionaire thinks we cannot afford “free healthcare.”
Here is the problem. We cannot afford the present healthcare system we have now. We spend the most of any industrialized country, but we have the worst distribution system for healthcare. And the costs are expected to continue to rise under the present system, which means more uninsured Americans.
But as Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Bill Maher’s “Real Time”, these guys have all the money they need to buy healthcare. But they are telling the rest of us without those resources, “Tough. It’s too expensive. Do without!”
That’s not a winning political message from billionaires. And they seem utterly surprised when people give them shit for their entitled callousness.