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Thousands of health workers furloughed as US government shuts down

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5986 (Published 03 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5986

Re: Thousands of health workers furloughed as US government shuts down

Politics is pervasive, but not persuasive. Eternal and infernal, politics is false promises based on false premises, and false choices based on false voices; while politicians are euphonious phonies, impostors who posture, bandits backed by pundits, and backstabbers disguised as backslappers. As the circus maximus of politics, elections are a tug-of-war between the left and right with the center of the rope wrapped around the public's neck.

Competing interests: I have a self-published e-book called "Peace Poetry & The LOVE Diet", which promotes peace, simplifies health, and demystifies addiction.

04 October 2013
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA