ROSIE O'DONNELL (42:46): How can universal health care be so good if you're waiting seven years?
CALLER: It's not considered an emergency surgery--
O'DONNELL: Oh, OK.
CALLER: It's considered elective, so if it was an emergency surgery, it would be a lot quicker. To see any kind of specialist is at least a few months, you're not going to get into see somebody next week.
O'DONNELL: If you called and sort of were persistent in saying to them, 'I really need this'... it doesn't change the [waiting-] list order.
CALLER: ...They're telling me, by the way, it's gonna be another two or three years...
Guy Benson is Townhall.com's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).
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