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Whether or not he realizes it, Danny Williams may have given supporters of private health care their greatest endorsement - "it's my health, it's my choice." Ah, but that's the thing: It just isn't so for the vast majority of Canadians. Unlike most modern Western countries, the private option for Canadians is only available to those with money and a passport. As Mr. Williams has so succinctly put it, when it comes to matters of one's own health, you do whatever you can to ensure the best. You certainly don't worry about Tommy Douglas rolling in his grave.


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