Canada's Reaction to Sarah Palin's Childhood Health Care Anecdote

 

Oh, the many faces of Sarah Palin.

After arguing that the Canadian government should “dismantle” the public health care system, we now find out that Sarah Palin and her family “used to hustle on over the border for health care.” Clearly, Palin has put her foot in her mouth—again.  

Take a look at what Canadian reporters have to say about Palin’s opportunistic actions.

 

Sarah Palin’s Canadian health care link has critics sick

The Vancouver Sun shares the views of several other political blogs on Palin’s hypocritical actions.

Palin's claim family sought medical care in Canada prompts scrutiny, ridicule

Lee-Ann Goodman from the Canadian Press considers both American and Canadian views on Palin’s health care announcement and how Americans taking advantage of Canadian healthcare is a rising trend.

Palin in hot water for anecdote that her family saw Yukon doctor

The Globe and Mail tries to remain the voice of reason as it explores the idea of how a seemingly innocent anecdote has escalated into another strike against Palin.

Sarah Palin: I Went to Canada for Health Care as a Child

CBS news tries to make sense of the “irony” in Palin’s usage of the Canadian heath care system.

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