Mike Huckabee: Pre-Existing Conditions Same As Totaled Car Or Burned Down House

David Pakman

On his web show recently, David Pakman tackled Mike Huckabee’s recent statements regarding health insurance and pre-existing conditions. According to Huckabee, people with pre-existing conditions shouldn’t qualify for insurance because insuring them would be akin to insuring a house that had already burned down or a car that had already been totaled. In short: he thinks anyone with a pre-existing condition is useless, broken, and undeserving of the same health care access as their healthy counterparts. “People are no different to Mike Huckabee than any other widgets,” Pakman says at one point.

Here’s the video where Pakman slams Huckabee for his egregious statements:

About Tim Peacock:
For virtually his entire life, Tim has been writing. Over the years he’s dabbled in mainstream fiction, science fiction, dystopian fiction, and personal essays. The one consistent thread through his entire writing career has been blogging – he’s been doing it since 1997 in one form or another. In creating Peacock Panache, he’s combined two of his favorite hobbies: blogging and current events/politics. When not working here, Tim toils away at editing & rewriting the novels he’s completed over the years. You can read samples of his other work here.

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Tim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri campus system, interning with the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and volunteering at advocacy organizations. You can learn more about him at his personal website.


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