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Proud Liberal Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-15-08 10:55 PM
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Could somebody explain to me what "gold plated" health insurance is
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And why Bush, McCain, and other Republicans seem to have such a sneering contempt for it, which is particularly ironic since they are getting THE BEST health coverage available. I suppose that they wish that more people had worse insurance (or none at all)? :shrug:
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  -Could somebody explain to me what "gold plated" health insurance is butlerd  Oct-15-08 10:55 PM   #0 
  - Didja notice McCain used 'transplants' as being one of the perks of gold plated healthcare?  Aqaba   Oct-15-08 10:57 PM   #1 
  - Transplants????  butlerd   Oct-15-08 10:59 PM   #4 
  - Duh. Needing a new heart is right up there with needing bigger breasts.  rexy   Oct-15-08 11:49 PM   #9 
  - I think (guess?) he meant "hair transplants"  torbird   Oct-15-08 11:53 PM   #10 
  - Yes he did. Compared it to cosmetic surgery. Major gaffe.  burythehatchet   Oct-15-08 11:02 PM   #7 
  - the kind John McCain has... nt  msongs   Oct-15-08 10:57 PM   #2 
  - Just ask Little Dick Cheney.  Blaq Dem   Oct-15-08 10:58 PM   #3 
  - An Insurance Policy That Covers Damn Near Everything  The Shadow   Oct-15-08 10:59 PM   #5 
  - I thought he said "gold plated Cadillac" insurance. Figured it was code word for welfare.  Raschel   Oct-15-08 11:01 PM   #6 
  - I have what is considered a Cadillac gold plate heath plan..  Doityourself   Oct-15-08 11:05 PM   #8 
 

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