Washington – Rep. Anthony Weiner let his passions get away from him just now, reaching back to the old country (Brooklyn) for some language in arguing for a single-payer health care system, and inveighing against insurance companies.
“We’re not going to take hundreds of billions of dollars a year and give it to insurance companies who give us bupkis,” Weiner said, veins bulging.
That prompted a gavel from Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and a joking rebuke.
“The gentleman will speak English,” Waxman said.
Below YouTube from the debate, at the end of video Weiner says Bupkis