Thursday, March 1, 2012
Rush Limbaugh Chases Himself Into the Gutter Again
If you were expecting Rush Limbaugh to find the high ground and criticize the policy, you were mistaken. The only way he can defend the right of the organization mandated to provide contraception coverage to get out of their obligation is to use the worst form of discourse possible and attack someone who merely testified before Congress in favor of the plan. The easy thing is to go after the woman; the difficult thing is to acknowledge that she is correct. Contraception should be paid for since it is part of the overall health care costs incurred by women. It is not about morality; it is about public health.
When companies find loopholes to stop paying for coverage, they seek more loopholes and they try to find other things that they can get out of paying for. This has nothing to do with morality or what a person does (and you'd think libertarians would get this point) because it's about getting out of having to pay for a health care cost.
Anyone stupid enough to fall for this deserves to find out what it's like to see their savings and their assets wiped out by health care costs.