I see from The News that Iowa's own Steven King (not related to the famous author) has likened the health care reform act to a "malignant tumor" that must be yanked from the body for the patient (i.e., the US) to survive.
It's no secret that I am a cancer survivor myself, and it's good to see that a fellow cancer survivor, famous cyclist and record Tour de France seven-time-winner Lance Armstrong is calling King out on his bullshit:
"That is certainly a poor choice of words, I think. Certainly he would admit that. … I hope? ...Maybe he should use a sports analogy, or something, for his own sake."You go, Lance!
Armstrong is in Washington to urge Congress not to cut funding for the National Institutes of Health, which faces a 5.1 percent cut over the next six months as part of a House-passed spending bill.
Okay, so who the fuck is Steve King? For the novices, King is a Rethug asshole (but I repeat myself) from Iowa who thinks that he's "all that", much more than he really is, and I guess he thinks that he can play "kingmaker" in the Iowa caucuses next year.
Fuck him. And the