More Sickening Behavior

More Sickening Behavior

by digby

You've probably heard about this despicable crusade against the little boy who testified about his mother's death due to a lack of health insurance. Coming from the same group that crucified Graeme Frost and made fun of Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's disease. (Just yesterday a bunch of yahoos at an anti-health care rally told a different man with Parkinson's that he was on the wrong side of town if he wanted a "hand-out.")

But these comments among the hate radio creeps about the deaths of the 11 year old boy's mother are unbelievable:

"Now this is unseemly, exploitative, an 11-year-old boy being forced to tell his story all over just to benefit the Democrat Party and Barack Obama," Limbaugh said on March 12, according to a transcript his show. "And, I would say this to Marcelas Owens: 'Well, your mom would still have died, because Obamacare doesn't kick in until 2014.'"

And this is even worse:

Malkin also suggested there were other programs that could have helped Tifanny Owens, adding, "It's not clear that additional doctors' visits in the subsequent months would have prevented her death."

Thank you Dr. Malkin. Take two aspirin and shut up.

Aside from these privileged idiots constantly insisting that there is no way people could possibly die because they can't get health care, the idea that they both believe that "well, she would have died anyway" is some kind of an excuse is unbelievable. Recall that these people were all beside themselves at the suggestion that the brain dead Terry Schiavo would be allowed to die as she herself had wished. But this young 27 year old mother with pulmonary hypertension was just destined to die from her disease, so nobody can be expected to have any compassion for her plight. They are morally incomprehensible.

Meanwhile, the disabled man who sat quietly while disgusting pigs screamed in his face in that video that repulsed decent people everywhere, speaks: