Wednesday, December 5, 2012

MVNHS©: "We don't play favorites"

That is, doesn't matter if you're a factory worker or an elected government official, your life (or that of your loved one) really doesn't count for much in Jolly Old:

"Ann Clwyd broke down as she spoke about the final moments of Owen Roberts, who contracted pneumonia after being admitted [to a hospital]. They had been married nearly 50 years."

But these things happen, right?

I mean, there's no evidence that the "caregivers" of the Much Vaunted National Health Service© mistreat or abuse their wards, right?


"[H]er husband was squashed against the side of his bed, his lips dry, and cold from a fan that had been turned on for a patient in an adjacent bay."

The Goddess of Irony does her best Cheshire Cat here:

"Ms Clwyd, the Labour MP for Cynon Valley since 1984 and Tony Blair’s former human rights envoy to Iraq" [emphasis added]

Through the looking glass, indeed.

But hey, don't just take my word for it:

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