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

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) appeared to take a line from fellow Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson in slamming private insurance companies.

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

{mosads}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 Harris (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. 

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