For those of us who thought the government would never take health care seriously, there’s finally evidence that people in Washington are starting to get serious. The latest thought-provoking issue is … Medicaid viagra for sex offenders!
Apparently up to a hundred sex offenders in New York have been getting government sponsored Viagra through the state’s Medicaid program. New York Governor George Pataki scored political points at a press conference this morning, blaming the problem on a Clinton-era loophole in the law. The reference did not go unnoticed.
A story nobody even knew existed 36-hours ago now leads Google News with 617 stories, putting it ahead of Crestor (503), the bird flu (295) and the stem cell debate (137 stories).