As usual, no one's asked for his opinion, and these facts don't care about his feelings.
Right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro really wants to know what Brett Kavanaugh's genitalia look like.
He also doesn't believe that rap music is music because his daddy says so, and he thinks American healthcare is just fine the way it is (despite multiple metrics ranking the U.S. as having the worst healthcare system of any developed nation). As the editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire and host of The Ben Shapiro Show, the 35-year-old has haunted the Intellectual Dark Web for years with his mantra, "Facts don't care about your feelings." As the author of 10 books, he's been ruining the days of millions of Americans for years with his bastardization of facts twisted to suit his conservative ideology. Here are just three of the gems he's said this past week.
Ben Shapiro defends the US healthcare system, saying life expectancy is high "if you take away car accident deaths, and homicide, and suicide"
After the latest Democratic debate, Shapiro defended Joe Biden's implication that Americans justly pay more for healthcare (despite said healthcare being notoriously worse than most developed countries). Shapiro took to his show to state, "The fact is medical innovation happens here, if you want a surgery you're going to be able to get a surgery in the United States of America. In fact, health care outcomes in the United States are still pretty good when you remove all of the confounding factors. In fact if you take away car accident deaths and homicide and suicide from the national statistics, what you end up with is the United States as one of the top countries as far as life expectancy. So Joe Biden is not wrong on any of this."
As plenty of Twitter commenters pointed out, "If you ignore all the deaths, life expectancy is infinite!" But to break down the particulars, one area in which the United States is egregiously lacking is simple health care for new mothers. The maternal-mortality rate has been steadily rising in the U.S., more than doubling between 1991 and 2014, and America is the only developed nation in the world where maternal health care has declined. According to the World Health Organization, black pregnant women in the U.S. die at the same rate as pregnant women in Mexico or Uzbekistan.
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