Friday Follies: SCHIP – Care Enough to Smoke?

By November 2, 2007Friday Follies, Health Care, Taxation

A little detour today into political commentary as humor, a YouTube video by Nicolai1951, mocking the financing of SCHIP by tobacco taxes.

A disgusting habit? No, an act of charity. For the children.

Nicolai1951, a recent user name at YouTube, is being described in the blogosphere as “the mysterious Nicolai1951,” raising the image of the lonely video pamphleteer. Eh…looks awfully well produced (good lighting) for an amateur product.

In any case, a very clever use of humor in politics. Not enough to sway the Senate to kill the bill on the second go-around, but still…

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