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A Warning from Britain’s Daniel Hannan

By on 4.10.09 | 2:55AM

To defeat the left's plans to force Big Government, DMV-style health care on Americans we need articulate, passionate leaders like Daniel Hannan, a Conservative Member of European Parliament (MEP) representing the United Kingdom.

Hannan is the Churchillian figure who rhetorically skewered British Prime Minister Gordon Brown last month in the European Parliament for his reckless economic policies. Brown, who leads Britain's Labour Party, is said by some to be the most unpopular prime minister since Neville Chamberlain.

Hannan told Sean Hannity he doesn't want to see the United States destroy its world-class healthcare system as the U.K. has done to its own system. "If you see a friend about to make a terrible mistake you try and warn him," he said.

Although the government-run National Health Service (NHS) was brought in "with the best of intentions" it "has made people iller."

"We spend a lot of money and we get very bad results," he said.

Here is the video clip from a few days ago:  

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