politicians care about the penis

In my twitter feed today, I had a couple of stories come across that highlighted the hypocrisy of how our political world approaches the medical community and how it impacts each gender. The first was this article about how a group of politicians are going after a drug company for selling a high-priced cancer drug saying that it was developed with public money and shouldn’t have the massive exclusionary right to be the sole producer of the drug (a practice that is entirely common in the medical field where creating drugs takes years and requires a massive amount of R&D costs).

The next article was about Florida doing their best to close abortion clinics and drastically restrict access to women’s health.

Maybe it’s just overly pessimistic of me, but  I wonder if politicians would be so gung-ho in going after pharmaceutical companies if the drug was for breast cancer, or if the clinics were somehow male centric.

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