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Why Adam Carolla Is Anti-Obamacare But Pro-Death Panels

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      Jamie Weinstein

      Jamie Weinstein is Senior Editor of The Daily Caller. His work has appeared in The Weekly Standard, the New York Daily News and The Washington Examiner, among many other publications. He also worked as the Collegiate Network Journalism Fellow at Roll Call Newspaper and is the winner of the 2011 "Funniest Celebrity in Washington" contest. A regular on Fox News and other cable news outlets, Weinstein received a master’s degree in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics in 2009 and a bachelor's degree in history and government from Cornell University in 2006. He is the author of the political satire, "The Lizard King: The Shocking Inside Account of Obama's True Intergalactic Ambitions by an Anonymous White House Staffer."

Adam Carolla’s views on health care are a bit unorthodox.

The actor and comedian explained his position on Obamacare in an extensive interview with The Daily Caller about politics, Hollywood and his new book, “President Me: The America That’s in My Head.” TheDC will be featuring segments from the interview throughout the week.

While Carolla says he opposes Obamacare, he kind of likes the idea of death panels.

“Here’s what I want,” he said. “I don’t know how the death panel’s gonna work. I would like all the equipment in the hospital to be coin operated and, you know, if grandpa is on a ventilator, you got to come in with a sack of quarters and you got to feed him. And that will … offset a lot of the costs of it.”

“And if you’re grandpa, who would want to come back to a world where you didn’t have somebody who loved you enough to put some quarters in that ventilator?” he added. “And, you know, it’s a little twist on Obama’s hope and change, but you better hope they have change.”

You’ll find previous segments from TheDC’s interview with Carolla below:

Adam Carolla Stands By Claim That Gay Mafia Stifles Speech in Hollywood

Adam Carolla discusses what it’s like to be a conservative in Hollywood 

Adam Carolla On How To Fix America In One Second

Adam Carolla: Deadbeat Dads Worse Than Charles Manson 

Adam Carolla On Why He Thinks Rich People Are ‘Better Than Poor People’

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