Most of you probably think the Republicans crafted a “mean” health plan to cut their burdensome taxes at the expense of the poor. That’s silly on its face. Who needs a second yacht?
No, their main purpose is far nobler than merely lining their pockets further, if not as readily apparent. And they are modest enough not to openly take credit for it just now.
They know that overpopulation, not global warming, is humankind’s greatest threat. Where to start with the fix? Logic dictates that we begin the thinning with those less fit, least productive, non-consuming elements in our society. And what better place to start than with health care—the prime turn-off valve in life’s flow. Little will be lost and much is to be gained.
Some bleeding hearts may protest that this controlled die-back amounts to mercy killing on a grand scale. Semantics.
The population crisis is real and action is needed—now. President Trump, Senator McConnell, and Speaker Ryan—on the same page for once—intend to take care of the fittest first and allow benign neglect to run its course with the rest in a relatively merciful way. The cutback in our numbers should not adversely affect the economy because the departed were mostly slackers, drags on the economy, and certainly not consumers of product.
Additional benefits of the GOP plan would include a drastic reduction in our homeless population and the unsightly presence of their bedrolls and shopping carts and cardboard-box shelters cluttering city streets. Ditto for those long supermarket check-out lines clogged with “shoppers” shuffling through their food stamps to pay for their T-bone steaks.
In a more theoretical realm, we should consider the likely efficacy of benign neglect in ridding our common gene pool of genetic defects. Take the weak genes out of circulation over time and return to a healthier homogeneity. Perhaps the Cato Institute or the Heritage Foundation or some other respected think tank could undertake a study to prove it true...indeed, validate the entire Republican health plan while they are at it.
So let’s give the GOP a well-done tip of the cap for now, before our grateful nation buries them in acclaim in November of next year.