Cassidy: Charlie Gard Case ‘The Logical Extension’ of the Left’s Narrative on Health Care

During a healthcare debate on CNN on Monday, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) argued that the Charlie Gard case is the “logical extension” of the left’s narrative on health care.

Cassidy said, “For 25 years, I worked in the public system of Louisiana, trying to bring health care to those who did not have. And I learned in those 25 years that, when the patient has the power, the system lines up to serve her, and when the bureaucrat has the power, it first serves the bureaucrat.Now, this is a debate about who has the power. Is it you, the patient, or is it the federal government? The narrative on the other side is that you don’t have the capability to care for yourself, that your governor’s corrupt, scheming to take away your protections if you have a pre-existing condition. And they think the federal government taking control of your life is a better way to go. The logical extension of that, unfortunately, is the Charlie Gard case.”

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