Shaker Kathy emails:
I found this in the comments to the Katha Pollitt piece you linked this morning. The CIA is handing out Viagra so the chieftains can get it on with their "much younger" wives, and in return they give information on militants. But God forbid we should fund family planning for low-income women in this country.
I also like this: "Chieftains are offered health checks before being offered Viagra to ensure the excitement is not too much for them." Meanwhile, Krugman writes today that "the United States is the only wealthy country in which the economic catastrophe will also be a health care catastrophe—in which millions of people will lose their health insurance along with their jobs, and therefore lose access to essential care."

Is this week over yet?

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