Quick Read: Comic Relief–Parody of the Health Overhaul
Feeling overwhelmed by the Supreme Court’s consideration of the federal health law? Here’s parody–both pro and con–that might bring you some relief. For admittedly-partisan satire, you can also watch Stephen Colbert. It’s from last October, but could have aired yesterday.
With all the Serious and Important Coverage of the Supreme Court’s hearings on the Affordable Care Act, it might be a good time for some comic relief in the form of health reform parodies and satire. Are they funny? Depends on your political orientation.
Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing stories and editing them for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferisView all posts by Lisa Aliferis →