Watch: Dylan Ratigan Blasts Debbie Wasserman-Schultz For Spinning Health Care Bill

by on Friday, December 18, 2009 at 5:33 pm in Healthcare, Politics

This is quite entertaining!

Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) goes on MSNBC’s ‘Morning Meeting’ with Dylan Ratigan, and starts reciting all the White House talking points in support of the ‘Liebercare’ health bill in the Senate.  She says she is going to “jump at this chance to pass it” in its current state.

Ratigan then embarks on explaining why this bill is so flawed — that it does NOTHING to break up the Health Insurance Industry oligopoly/monopoly — NOTHING to reign in costs — and MANDATES that the American public has to purchase from them.

They get into a tussle that gets so heated that Ratigan tells her she’s good for nothing, but reciting talking points, and cuts her off:

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Heh heh heh.  Fabulous!

UPDATE

Dylan Ratigan apologizes on the air to Debbie Wasserman for being rude:

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4 Comments

  • | 75#
    Dee Dunn
    Dec 19th, 2009 at 12:59 am

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz knows nothing. Robert Lowry will be taking her place for Florida’s US Congressional District 20 in 2010. LowryforCongress (dotcom) is the web site. Be gone, Debbie, be gone!

    • | 76#
      Stan
      Dec 19th, 2009 at 1:28 am

      Dee,
      I went to Lowry’s site. Is he some kind of Tea Partier? OMFG! Sorry dude. I’ll take Debbie anyday over someone like that.

      On his site he says he thinks our private sector health care system is working. Nuff Said — he’s nuts.

  • | 77#
    buggey
    Dec 19th, 2009 at 4:48 am

    He’s nothing but a loud mouth fast talking bully. He would not give Ms. Wasserman a chance to speak. He is nuts. He wont have a show much longer. No respect . Wasserman is doing a great job in Florida.

    • | 79#
      Stan
      Dec 19th, 2009 at 8:39 am

      The thing is buggey,
      These politicians come on these shows with talking points, and the host asks them a straight up question, and they evade the question and instead talk about what they want to — i.e. back to their preferred talking points. In most cases these hosts sit there and let them ramble on, politely, filibustering the short valuable television time allocated.

      Next thing you know time has run out, the politician evaded the question the viewers want answered, and the interview was nothing more than a talking point opportunity for the politician.

      I get so freaking tired of it. I appreciate television hosts that are vigilante like Ratigan against this obvious filibustering. If you can’t answer, or refuse to answer the question, as Ms. Wasserman just did, then you deserve to get called out.