My Liberty NOW

your source for liberty news.

Fox News Spin Doctors: “Paul Criticism”

leave a comment »

Spin doctors at Fox News construed a controversial line in one of his books, “Freedom Under Siege” about fair health care as a “criticism” of patients infected with sexually transmitted diseases.

Fox News quotes Paul saying, “in a free society people do dumb things, but it isn’t to be placed as a burden on other people, innocent people.”

Paul’s argument is critical of the assumption that tax money should pay for what he believes to be a largely avoidable condition, though stating AIDS patients are indeed “victims.”

“The individual suffering from AIDS certainly is a victim — frequently a victim of his own lifestyle — but this same individual victimizes innocent citizens by forcing them [through taxation] to pay for his care.” says Paul.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/01/01/paul-defends-book-passage-on-aids-patients-says-iowa-support-strong/#ixzz1iEK0IY2N
Advertisements

Written by Jonathan Mark

January 1, 2012 at 5:51 pm

Posted in News

Tagged with

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: