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Late night TV show host Jimmy Kimmel delivered a tearful monologue last night on his program. The tears came as he told the story of his young baby boy and the medical procedures required to save his life. In doing so, the left-leaning Kimmel couldn’t resist pushing for Obamacare to remain in place.
As a parent, your heart has to go out to Kimmel as he explains how his son was born with a heart defect. As a parent, it is easy to understand why and how Kimmel would cry while telling his story on TV. There is no doubt the man loves his son. Thank goodness the baby boy is alive today.
But, as a parent, I found it tasteless that he turned his son’s heart issue into a pitch for Obamacare.
Kimmel said, “You know, before 2014 if you were born with congenital heart disease like my son was, there’s a good chance you’d never be able to get health insurance because you had a pre-existing condition.”
Kimmel then turned on Trump by giving kudos to Congress for pushing back against the president by increasing funding for the National Institutes of Health by $2 billion, rather than reducing it by $1.2 billion, as President Donald Trump proposed.
He then went on a rant for 13 minutes about health care and politics. Much of what he said about kids getting care is a bunch of BS. It is debatable as to whether kids get less or more access to services today than they did before Obamacare. Either way, last night wasn’t the time and place for the debate.
The political pitch by Kimmel was a complete turn-off, and although I am super happy for his son, I find his rant repulsive and beyond ridiculous, both as a parent and as an American.
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