As you probably heard yesterday, Elizabeth Warren and her staff spent the day trying to put frosting on her $52 trillion “Medicare for All” behemoth to make it appear more appetizing to middle-class voters. One question Warren was asked was what those who work for private insurance companies will do once that’s eliminated. Warren has a “plan” for that, and it comes with a beverage warning:
Q: Where do those who work in health insurance go when private insurance is eliminated?
Sen. Warren: "No one gets left behind. Some of the people currently working in health insurance will work in other parts of insurance. In life insurance, in auto insurance, in car insurance." pic.twitter.com/KGJ4Eg9VKR
— The Hill (@thehill) November 2, 2019
Is she for real?
Wut? That’s not how this works. That’s not how any of this works.
— Rich Weinstein (@phillyrich1) November 2, 2019
wait. what? you’re going to move someone in health insurance over to auto insurance? https://t.co/4Pd4LQoLoM
— ???? ?????? ????? (@BecketAdams) November 2, 2019
And if that doesn’t pan out perhaps Warren will slide them over to accounting or maybe building & grounds maintenance.
Who knew that canceling private health insurance would create an onslaught of demand for and therefore tons of available jobs in…checks notes…life and car insurance? https://t.co/Kd8v7s5EjG
— Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) November 2, 2019
Remember all the Journos who told you Warren was a genius wonk. Those clowns should not be trusted. https://t.co/2soU1o9e5q
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) November 2, 2019
This makes literally no sense at all. https://t.co/JRkhb9VjTt
— Stephen Gutowski (@StephenGutowski) November 2, 2019
The juxtaposition between the serious face she’s putting on and the silliness of these answers is devastating. I wonder how much she’d pay to go back in time and avoid this ridiculous single-payer cul-de-sac, which undermines her entire pitch to voters. https://t.co/rnA9ovGo19
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) November 2, 2019
Remember Warren is sold as the wonky candidate on the left.
Why would nationalizing healthcare magically create open jobs for other types of insurance?
I guess maybe people become so desperate and sick in her proposed socialist state that demand 4 life insurance goes up… https://t.co/Viz8H7OBnL
— (((AG))) (@AG_Conservative) November 2, 2019
Warren clearly expects the Dem base to automatically believe anything she says, so she’s got that going for her.
Did she just tell the health insurance industry to #LearnToCode ?
I'll check back after my ban.?
— At Angie???????????? (@evangie) November 2, 2019
— Dan ?? (@danieltobin) November 2, 2019
She’s so full of crap.
— The?FOO (@PolitiBunny) November 2, 2019
How to remove all doubt that you have any idea what you’re talking about. https://t.co/XUah0TTT1Z
— Fusilli Spock (@awstar11) November 2, 2019
Is this a joke? https://t.co/xffFHmfyD7
— Neva the #1 American elbow doctor of New Jersey (@pipandbaby) November 2, 2019
It is, except Warren’s not in on it.
— Peter Vicenzi (@PeterVicenzi) November 2, 2019
Kinda impressed by how delusional Elizabeth Warren is https://t.co/APXegRgGWv
— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) November 2, 2019
And it’s still early in the process.