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Gordon Brown defends the NHS on Twitter (Wired Gov)

Defying convention (as well as a long-standing rule that British officials not wade into US domestic policy battles), British PM Gordon Brown has joined hundreds of other Brits in support of the NHS on Twitter.  Gordon’s response was triggered by a series of conservative-backed ads in the United States.  The ads, which challenge US President Obama’s healthcare reform plan, attempted to use the NHS as an example of socialized healthcare gone bad. Unfortuately for the ad’s sponsors, the recipients of that healthcare program have disagreed vehemently…

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