Compare and contrast

An interesting case. Kirk, who says he’ll vote to repeal Obamacare and is widely rumored to be a closet case, doesn’t have much net worth. But thanks to the Cadillac socialist healthcare we already provide to the members of Congress, he will not be bankrupted by his medical bills — and he certainly won’t be begging blog readers to help them pay for them. Freedom!

(NEWSER) – The Republican who replaced Barack Obama in the US Senate underwent surgery today, after suffering a stroke this weekend, his office has revealed. Mark Kirk, 52, is currently recovering in Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reports. “Due to his young age, good health, and the nature of the stroke, doctors are very confident in the Senator’s recovery,” his office said in a sparse statement.