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Fear of Fox gives young women cancer

To avoid criticism from Fox, Obama's FDA has been afraid to announce anything:

In the midst of the bitter 2009 battle to pass a law to provide health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans, the United States Preventive Services Task Force announced in November that most women should not get routine mammograms until age 50 because the risks of the X-ray screens and surgical biopsies that often follow outweighed the benefits in younger women.

Although the task force did not consider cost in its analysis, Republicans charged that its recommendation was the start of health care rationing, an accusation given prominent play on Fox News. "That scared the bejesus out of everybody," a top F.D.A. official said.

By fnord12 | April 3, 2012, 2:44 PM | Liberal Outrage


Comments

The liberal view is not that people are good, but that they are products of their environment which makes a hell of a lot more sense and has much science to back it up unlike the view that we are born with original sin.

I love how conservatives view people as evil and corrupt and therefore government is corrupt and evil, yet the Free Market is next to godliness. Well, I think we've seen what unregulated free market leads to: greed and corruption.

I think this was meant to be a comment on the post below. Let's be clear that i don't think even Tea Party conservatives would say that the Philadelphia Trumpet speaks for them. It's a very wacky fringe religious magazine.

I also don't think your pseudonym is going to win you any arguments on the topic of whether one side or the other is evil. Making a gratuitous reference to a politician's baby, who has Down Syndrome, seems unnecessary and wrong to me.