Jack Shafer on Slate.com asks what’s wrong with a little change of terms, from ‘public option’ to ‘government option’?
I think it’s the pronunciation. From between clenched teeth Fox reports on the ‘gummint option’ that the ‘democrat party’ is trying to impose on all the good Americans who are proudly holding out until they are allowed into Medicare (don’t touch it!) and hoping they don’t stroke out first.
I mean, if everyone knows what you mean, what difference does it make how you say it?
Well, I’m off to give some gummint socialist health care to some feeble grannies who live on
welfare social security. No offense, right?