Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Um, Barack?

So you apparently need a fine to make sure parents get health care for their kids but nothing to force parents to get health care for themselves?
    In a conference call to announce the personal endorsement of Linda Nelson, president of the Iowa State Education Association, Obama said that he would “fine parents” in order to enforce the mandate in his health insurance plan that all children be covered.

    “I would sign them up in school in the same way they would get inoculated. I would fine parents if form some reason they refused.

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