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BILL PRESTRIDGE, San Clemente

“Through a robust private health care and health care insurance industry, we can provide choices and peace of mind to everyone in our community, and never lose sight of the physically/financially vulnerable or anyone with preexisting conditions.” 

This is a quote from Brian Maryott, who is running for Congress and a supporter of President Trump, who is trying to do away with the Affordable Care Act and its inclusion of preexisting conditions for Americans. 

This is what George Orwell called doublespeak. It is poppycock. 

Maryott also said, “We should never, ever socialize our health care system.”

I am 72, and Medicare is doing pretty well for me.

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