So says Corey Deitz, author of Vilified! (Deitz), whos been imagining a fictional conversation about health care between Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock.
The convo plays out on his site, vilifiedthebook.com, and features the founding fathers arguing after a waiter coughs on them at a restaurant.
They ponder whether health care is the responsibility of an individual or of society as a whole.
Though Deitz tries to show different sides of the issue, in the end, the founding fathers decide that Americans should be able to decide for themselves what their contribution to the health care system will be.
Deitz believes its unfair for President Obamas plan to rely so heavily on rich people for contributions, since penalizing folks for being successful is not how this country was founded.
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