Pelosi OK with Sending Uninsured to Jail
WASHINGTON: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked on November 9th if she was OK with sending the uninsured to jail. If you listen to her response she seems to indicate that poor people won’t have to buy health insurance, they will get it free. However the rest of us will have to pay the piper or do jail time. This seems to be OK as far as she is concerned.
This is a good strategy for Democrats who passed this bill as it picks up even more voters who free-ride the system while costing them only votes from Libertarians and Republicans who won’t vote for them anyway. You can see her response to this question in this video from Komo 4 News (ABC Seattle):