*PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY*The doctor who served as Obama's personal physician for 22 years speaks out about how ABC disinvited him from their healthcare forum two days before the prime-time event where he was planning to ask about single-payer healthcare.
|Many experts see single-payer national health insurance as the most sensible solution to expand coverage to the uninsured and to reduce costs.
Yet a recent study by FAIR found that of hundreds of stories about health care in major outlets earlier this year, only five stories included the views of advocates of single-payer--none of which appeared on the television networks.
The insurance lobbies and many politicians may not want to talk about single-payer. But that makes it all the more important that the media do.
Please cover single-payer healthcare proposals, and stop silencing their advocates.
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