by Andrea Widburg
The media are selling coronavirus as the worst thing since the Black Death (mortality rate: 40–60 percent). This allows them and Democrat politicians to make two arguments: one, that Trump is incompetent and, two, that socialized medicine is the answer. They are wrong on both points, especially about socialized medicine. Socialized medicine kills.
Tom Elliott has put together a mind-boggling supercut of leftists stating that the coronavirus proves the need for socialized medicine:
[…] This is ignorance speaking. Here are the facts:
First, throughout the Cold War, Europe didn’t have socialized medicine. It had American-funded medicine because America subsidized Europe’s defense budget.