Florida Doctor: "If You Voted for Obama, Seek Urologic Care Elsewhere"
Dr. Jack Cassell sounds like a real dick doctor, and that has nothing to do with the fact he specializes in urology.
The Mount Dora physician recently put up a sign informing potential patients: "If you voted for Obama... seek urologic care elsewhere. Changes to your healthcare begin right now, not in four years."
Cassell tells the Orlando Sentinel he wouldn't necessarily turn away Democratic patients -- there's that pesky Hippocratic Oath and all -- but hopes they take the hint and get their urinary tracts checked elsewhere.
A University of Florida professor tells the Sentinel that Cassell's sign isn't illegal, but it's certainly toeing the line of what's professionally ethical.
Cassell also printed out a stack of Republican rhetoric penned by congressional leaders about the recent health-care bill and put a sign over them, reading, "This is what the morons in Washington have done to your health care. Take one, read it, and vote out anyone who voted for it."
Dr. Cassell's office sits in the congressional district of hot liberal mess Alan Grayson, and the man who said Republicans want you to "die quickly" isn't pleased: "I'm disgusted. Maybe [Cassell] thinks the Hippocratic Oath says, 'Do no good.' If this is the face of the right wing in America, it's the face of cruelty... Why don't they change the name of the Republican Party to the Sore Loser Party?"
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