Bill O’Reilly may be on vacation this week, but he phoned into The Factor today to weigh in on today’s Supreme Court ruling, and had no good words for Chief Justice John Roberts today. O’Reilly told host Laura Ingraham the decision made even clearer that “Americans have to decide what kind of country they want,” one with “socialized medicine” or otherwise.
Suggesting people “take a deep breath, step back from emotional analysis,” O’Reilly blamed Chief Justice Roberts specifically for “stunning everybody” with the ruling, which allows “the federal government to take over the health care system… now the government calls the shots.” Because “the government can charge whatever they want,” he and Ingraham agreed, the middle class would have serious problems and, he added, health care “is going to be rationed.” He also predicted many doctors opting out of government programs as has happened abroad with similar programs. “Americans have to decide what kind of country they want,” he concluded, and President Obama offered “a huge federal government to level the playing field.”
The segment via Fox News below: