Why are Republicans so darn stupid?

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Bid...

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and senior staff, react in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, as the House passes the health care reform bill. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Whether the bias in this Q&A by Walter Dellinger on the WaPo website is a reflection of the bias of the readers or the question screeners, we don’t know for sure, but based on past history, probably a combination of both.  You can click through this “live” discussion page to read each question and see Dellinger’s response, but old Frick will pick a few of his favorites and run them through BiasBreakdown’s liberal-to-conservative universal translator to let you know what’s really going through their heads.

First victim:

Q.

Universal access to health care

The concept that universal health care is somehow unconstitutional blows my mind. Those in opposition refuse the facts and will continue their rhetoric and propaganda. No wonder America has the most expensive health care system in the world! My question: How can such a system long survive?

A.

Walter Dellinger :

I agree that we are in a bad way if we don’t have this law. It will be difficult to pass any other. And regardless of what one thinks of the social justice of extending coverage to 30 million Americans, the present system has made treatment more expensive, using emergency rooms as providers and passing the higher cost of that on to others.

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