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By Monica E. Oss

Circle Quiz Answer Guide

Thanks for taking our quiz! Below is a review of the quotes, with the correct politician marked in red.

a. “People die in America because people die in America. And people make poor decisions with respect to their health and their health care. And they don’t go to the emergency room or they don’t go to the doctor when they need to. And it’s not the fault of the government for not providing some sort of universal benefit.” (Rick Santorum)

b. “We believe that there should be must-carry, that everybody should have health insurance, or if you’re an absolute libertarian, we would allow you to post a bond, but we would not allow people to be “free riders” failing to insure themselves and then showing up in the emergency room with no means of payment.” (Newt Gingrich)

c. “I want everybody to have maximum care at the best price. And that’s why I want the government out of it completely.” (Ron Paul)

d. “It doesn’t make sense to have 45 million people without insurance. It’s not good for them because they don’t get good preventative care and disease management. But it’s not good for the rest of the citizens either, because if people aren’t insured, they go to the emergency room for their care when they get very sick. That’s expensive. They don’t have any insurance to cover it. So guess who pays? Everybody else.” (Mitt Romney)

e. “…I’ll guarantee you the governors and their innovators in their states will come up with ways to better deliver health care more efficiently, more effectively, more cost-efficiently. And that’s what this country’s looking for, is a president who understands that we have these 50 laboratories of innovation.” (Rick Perry)

f. “I wouldn’t shy away from mandates. I think if you’re going to get it done and get it done right, a mandate has to be part of it in some way, shape, or form.” (Jon Huntsman)

g. “If Obamacare had been fully implemented when I caught cancer, I’d be dead.” (Herman Cain)


Monica E. Oss
Chief Executive Officer, OPEN MINDS

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