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Guy gets taken down by Twitter after comparing universal healthcare to charity


According to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, “the average American spent $9,596 on healthcare” in 2012, which was “up significantly from $7,700 in 2007.” Most Americans seem to agree that something has to be done or costs will continue to skyrocket. 

That figure was more than twice the average of other developed nations, prompting some candidates in the Democratic Primary to call for a universal healthcare system similar to those found in Europe. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders want to do away with private insurance and introduce Medicare for All, which would be paid for through taxes.