Ken Buck is catching heat for comments made earlier this week about his beliefs toward VA hospitals. On Monday, Buck told a group of veterans that he believes VA hospitals would be better-run if they were privatized, so long as funding still came from the public sector.
The comment has been criticized because--as Keith Olbermann pointed out when he named Buck runner-up for his "worse person in the world segment"--VA hospitals, which are publicly administered, get higher ratings than most privately-run health care facilities.
"VA hospitals are considered among the best in the country, and --in sticking to his inflexible, Tea Party, privatize everything dogma--Ken Buck proposes screwing it up just to curry a few votes from easily-lead conservatives," Olbermann excoriated.
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