by Patrick Appel

This IBD line is pretty great:

People such as scientist Stephen Hawking wouldn't have a chance in the U.K., where the National Health Service would say the life of this brilliant man, because of his physical handicaps, is essentially worthless.

Alex Massie, along with the rest of the blogosphere, has some fun at the author's expense. Besides being wrong on the particular, it was pointed out a few days ago that people like Hawking, and Trig Palin, should actually benefit from the reform.

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