"Kill 'em all and let God sort it out." So goes the old Green Beret war cry. It's the kind of gallows humor that soldiers (and cops) are known for. In this case, it's especially ironic, since few warrior units in history have as good a track record of sparing innocent lives as the men who embed with indigenous populations and help them take out the bad guys.
For Jack Kevorkian, the motto is apparently just "Kill 'em all." He firmly declares there is no God to do the sorting.
In a recent interview on Your World with Neil Cavuto, Dr. Death declared life not worth living for the entire populations of Iraq and Afghanistan. "Ask them if they — if they were glad to be born," he challenged the host who had been exploring the issue of whether Kervorkian thought his own life worthwhile.
Cavuto, who adopted a bemused attitude that masterfully kept Kevorkian chattering away and smiling at inappropriate times (for normal people, anyway) was a little nonplussed at that statement and broke for a commercial.
Jack was also predictably sanguine about the idea of death panels and pulling the plug on Grandma.
CAVUTO: Many are saying that one key aspect of this health care reform they are looking at, Dr. Kevorkian, is these so-called panels that would meet with the elderly and discuss life and end-of-life options. Sarah Palin has called them the death panels. What do you call them?
KEVORKIAN: Well, the death panel makes it sound so negative.See, again, it's all a fear tactic. There will be a panel, but a panel of physicians. Not religious people, not ethicists, physicians. Because a physician is the only one qualified to evaluate the medical condition of the patient, and the only one qualified to decide if the patient's wish is worthy of action.
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