May 11, 2017
Is Australia’s Health Care Better than Ours?
President Donald Trump in a recent press briefing with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced, “Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do - everybody does.” On the heels of the House narrowly passing the first in many steps toward Obamacare repeal and replace, President Trump’s comment caused a bit of a stir, to say the least. MSNBC was all over it. Chris Hayes interviewed fellow socialist Senator Bernie Sanders who was giddy over Trump’s comment. “Thank you Mr. Trump for admitting that universal healthcare is the better way to go,’’ he crowed. Bernie laughed out loud over this, almost as funny a moment for him as when he learned CNN was feeding debate questions to his primary opponent Hillary Clinton. What did Trump mean? Does Australia have better healthcare or a better system for delivering healthcare services to their citizens? Healthcare can be measured in many ways such as...(Read Full Article)