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Gabbard adopts line from Williamson: 'We have a sick care system'

Gabbard adopts line from Williamson: 'We have a sick care system'
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“We don't have a health care system, we have a sick care system,” Gabbard said at Wednesday night’s primary debate in Detroit.

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The labeling of the current health care system as a “sick care system” was first popularized by Williamson, a best-selling author who garnered positive headlines following her performance on Tuesday night when she took the debate stage. 

Gabbard’s comment came as she was criticizing the health care platform of Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHarris signals a potential breakthrough in US-Mexico cooperation Watch live: Harris delivers remarks on vaccination efforts Biden signs Juneteenth bill: 'Great nations don't ignore their most painful moments' MORE (D-Calif.), which would transition to a “Medicare for All” system within 10 years and in the interim leaves a role for plans administered by private insurance companies.