Seventy-seven-year-old Bernie Sanders is the current frontrunner among Democrats running for President in 2020.
If elected, Sanders would be the oldest person elected to the White House.
Hopefully, that will never happen.
Sanders number one political platform is his FREE Medicare for all, which is nothing more than the ultimate unaffordable socialist healthcare system that is also unsustainable.
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Seema Verma, the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, says that free Medicare for all is currently the greatest threat to the entire healthcare system in America.
Verma says it will lead to poorer quality of healthcare with longer wait times .
Fox News – Medicare chief says ‘Medicare-for-all’ is ‘biggest threat to American health care system’ – The nation’s top Medicare official said on ‘Fox & Friends’ Wednesday that Democrats’ “Medicare-for-all” proposal amounts to “the biggest threat to the American health care system,” claiming the policy would lead to worse care and longer wait times.
“I’ve been saying that Medicare-for-all is the biggest threat to the American health care system,” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma said. “What we’re talking about is stripping people of their private health insurance, forcing them into a government-run program.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled his latest Medicare-for-all plan last week — legislation that was endorsed by other 2020 Democratic hopefuls Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, N.Y., Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. A similar bill has been introduced in the House…
First of all, Sanders’ plan would abolish all private healthcare policies, placing everyone in the care of the federal government, which has a dismal business record.
Verma questions the ability of the government bureaucracy to make the right decisions that will determine what healthcare everyone will get.
I can tell you from friends living in Canada and Great Britain who have nationalized healthcare, that it is substandard compared to what the US currently has.
A former work associate in Great Britain to wait 7 agonizing months to have her gall bladder removed.
Others tell me that their taxes to pay of the healthcare continue to climb while their coverage continues to decline.
This is what Sanders and other Democrats are wanting for the American people.
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