Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin slammed the White House over the healthcare scandal now engulfing the Veterans Administration, claiming that both illegal aliens and detainees at Guantanamo Bay are receiving better government healthcare than military veterans.
Palin spoke with Fox News host Sean Hannity Thursday night about President Obama’s priorities and where the U.S. military fits in.
“Isn’t it ironic,” she said, “that those who are willing to sacrifice all, to put their life on the line, to allow the freedom of choices in healthcare and economic decisions and everything else, our soldiers, airmen, marines — they are the ones getting screwed by the VA! And our commander-in-chief is in charge of this, ultimately.”
“Think about this,” Hannity agreed. “Our prisoners at Gitmo, there is one doctor for every 1.5 prisoners. We have one doctor for every 35 vets! What’s wrong with that.”
“Well, and in many respects, illegal aliens in our country today are receiving better health care, more benefits than some of our troops,” Palin asserted.