Apparently Rand Paul thinks that if health care is a right, doctors will be enslaved.
With regard to the idea whether or not you have a right to health care you have to realize what that implies. I am a physician. You have a right to come to my house and conscript me.
Um…no. And to prove my point, let me draw your attention to something. It’s called the Constitution. Have you heard of it? The Sixth Amendment says, in relevant part:
If you have been arrested, you have the right to an attorney. Just like if you sneeze, people are arguing that you have the right to healthcare. If you’re where I practice, your attorney might be me. This does not mean I am a slave! I can attest to you that I have served as government-issued counsel for people who could not afford to pay me because having an attorney is a right, and I’ve gotten paid for it by the county.
Rand Paul, stop talking shit. Don’t you have a medical board to make up or something?