Palin: Canada should scrap public health care

Marg Delahunty gets answers from the darling of America's right wing

When Marg Delahunty, comedian Mary Walsh’s outsized über-Canadian character on This Hour Has 22 Minutes, asked Sarah Palin what reforms Canada should undertake to its health-care system, the former vice-presidential candidate was unequivocal: “Canada needs to dismantle its public health-care system and allow private enterprise to get involved and turn a profit.” The exchange followed Walsh’s ambush of Palin at a book signing in Columbus, Ohio, where Walsh asked Palin to say “a few words of encouragement for the Canadian conservatives who have worked so tirelessly to destroy the socialized medicare that we have.” Walsh was promptly kicked out of the event by Palin’s security team, but managed to exchange a few words with Palin in the book store’s parking lot.

Canadian Press

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