Fox contributor calls it “opposite racism” to address racial disparities in health care

Bruce: “This is the same, Mark, as the horrible Vietnam excuse that we had to destroy the village to save it”

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Citation From the April 9, 2021, edition of Fox News' Fox News Primetime   

MARK STEYN (HOST): I see that Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston is planning to offer preferential health care based on race. Are you looking forward to this new regime? 

TAMMY BRUCE (GUEST): Yes, and we see this flowing out kind of naturally like it was a plan. And the fact of the matter is that the CDC is not just now ruining its brand. It started in 1932 and probably before. 

But there's a reason why certain Americans don't trust the big government and the medical establishment. 

In 1932 the Tuskegee Experiments began where the CDC told Black men in Alabama that they were giving them free health care. And what they were doing was not treating them for syphilis, as they watched for 40 years what it would do to the human body. It was a human experiment. It was obscene. And it went from 1932 to 1972. 

And people wonder why the Black community in this country doesn't trust the government. And now you've got the CDC, the federal health care saying, "Oh, we're coming back to help you again. We're gonna spend COVID-19 funds to create racial equity in health care." 

And at Brigham Women's Hospital and a couple of doctors who teach at Harvard had put out an op-ed saying in order to fix racial inequity in health care -- and there is some -- let's make, there's no mistake about that when it comes to racism in this country -- but they're saying we need to implement the opposite racism, effectively, by giving race preferences for health care. 

This is the same, Mark, as the horrible Vietnam excuse that we had to destroy the village to save it. Americans have had enough of this. This is an excuse by the left to continue to divide Americans among race.