One of the rising stars of Wingnuttia is Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent who quit, wrote a book with all kinds of vague accusations about how horrible President Obama is and is now running for Congress in Maryland. He spoke at CPAC and showed that he has already mastered the art of political dishonesty.
A former Secret Service agent for President Obama and now a Republican congressional candidate in Maryland, Dan Bongino went after his old boss in a speech at the CPAC annual conservative conference, warning the president’s health care law will “devastate communities.”
“People are going to die,” he said, warning that health care in the U.S. will degrade to the efficiency of government bureaucracies such as the Postal Service.
“Do you want to go to a bureaucrat to crack your chest open when you need a heart operation?” he asked.
Well, I’ve had my chest cracked open. It was done by a doctor, not a bureaucrat. And now that I’ve got health insurance through the health care exchanges set up by Obamacare, I’ll still be going to be a doctor. You know why? Because that insurance is through the same private insurance company I had before, only at a much lower price with much better coverage. Bongino is just lying because that lie supports his position. You have learned well, young padawan. You will undoubtedly be a successful politician.