Olbermann Compares US in 2014 to Dickens’ 1840s England

In part two of his special comment, which you can watch here:

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Keith Olbermann continues the story of his involvement with the broken US health care system in connection with his father’s kidney disease. He extrapolates from kidney disease to a story of brothers who dare not get tested to see if they can donate a kidney to their father, lest they be diagnosed with a pre-existing condition and never be able to get medical insurance coverage again. In this country every year, for lack of insurance — or as he puts it, lack of money — 45,000 plus Americans die.

We accept this. We tolerate this. All of us. It’s time to quit, he says, and he’s right.


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