Obama's Health Care: Influenced By Socialist Pokemon?

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Obama's Health Care: Influenced By Socialist Pokemon?

Whether you approve of Obama's plans to expand Medicare and Metapod, this is a hilarious video that poses the question: Can people on the street tell the difference between the health care debate and Pokemon?

When the young men in the video above took their camera onto the streets, their goal was simple: They were going to start off asking questions about the health care debate in America, and gradually shift to asking questions about Pokémon. It's hilarious; just watch the damn video already.

We can just walk into any Pokémon Center we please and get our Pokémon healed for free! That's socialism! I demand an expansion on the private Potions market so that we can treat our Pokémon however we choose out of our own money. Instead, our hard-earned Pokédollars are going to inefficient government employees all named Nurse Joy who will indiscriminately heal Pokémon - even if they come from other regions like Sinnoh, Hoenn or Orre!

How are small-time Gym Leaders supposed to afford Chanseycare for all of their trainers and Pokémon? Badges aren't cheap, you know! On the other hand, I think that Brock Obama should listen to that Professor Oak guy - he seems to know what he's talking about.

Ah, the debate is pointless. Everybody knows that the Rhyperlicans and Demochatots are both just in the pocket of the Silph Corporation anyway.

(Let's keep the comments free of political flaming, shall we? The video is hilarious and all in good fun.)

(Via G4TV)

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That... was brilliant!

Thats is quite entertaining an unexpected...love it! lmao...Brock Obama

Gerrawn:
That... was brilliant!

Beyond brilliant. It was

Just goes to show how we as a people "think" we are informed but when something as ridiculous as this comes out just proves that all that we hear is simply stuff we want to hear to help push our bias.

Honestly great work but I feel they should of really shown more young adults to see if they would get the transition because a good chunck of the editing was towards the elderly.

People just want to talk about their preconceived ideas without really hearing what others want to say. I'm sure that doesn't describe anyone else anywhere....

ANYways, quite entertaining

That was pretty funny! I loved the bit where he started talking about gym leaders.

senator lugia for president...

we need chelsea's and nurse joys in our hospitals!

Why is it so hard for people to just say "I'm sorry, I have no idea what you are talking about."

These people are being asked things that (Pokemon references aside) they appear to have absolutely no clue about, and yet they keep going on and on with these answers that make absolutely no sense.

Still, ranting aside, that was pretty funny, my favourite part was the slipping in of Metapod between Medicare and the other one.

Wow... The music at the beginning really helped it along.

It's simply pitiful that so many people completely disregard the talk of pokemon so they could say what they thought was fact. This needs to be broadcast all around.

I wonder how they feel about Mudkipz?

This is extremely hilarious.

That was the best thing I've seen all day, excellent stuff.

phoenix352:
senator lugia for president...

Seconded!

I just lol'd

BROCK FTW!

The should try asking people who actually know what a Gameboy is. Most of the people seemed to just want to talk about what they understood/heard about the bill. I don't even think they were really listening to the guys asking the questions. I don't play Pokemon, but I would have been like WTF is Metapod?

POKEMON NERD uses WIT.

It is super effective!

Contun:
I wonder how they feel about Mudkipz?

Ok, dude, that totally made me snarf. :D

You know Health Care would be screwed if you ran out of Nurse Joys...

Embz:

phoenix352:
senator lugia for president...

Seconded!

I mean I would jump on board, but I gotta say, what has Senator Lugia done lately for the Kanto region. All he does is sit around at the bottom of the sea and wait to get caught. My vote is going to Brock Obama he may be a simple gym leader from Pewter city but look.......LOOK.
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Baconmonster723:

Embz:

phoenix352:
senator lugia for president...

Seconded!

I mean I would jump on board, but I gotta say, what has Senator Lugia done lately for the Kanto region. All he does is sit around at the bottom of the sea and wait to get caught. My vote is going to Brock Obama he may be a simple gym leader from Pewter city but look.......LOOK.
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now THATS a president!

i loved senator lugia that was freaking briliant

and you gotta watch saffron city, those ghosts can bring down the value of your home!

This is quite possibly my favourite psychology experiment ever.

That was hillarious, all of the people pretending they're informed.

Epic win is epic indeed. That just made my day.

That was brilliant to watch, just shows how little people actually listen if you give them a topic to rant about.

I love how when they mention pokemon centers, the other guys dont ever realize what the hell the guys are talking about.

jmd102993:
i loved senator lugia that was freaking briliant

and you gotta watch saffron city, those ghosts can bring down the value of your home!

I don't think I like the sound of your anti-ghost sentiments! Sure, they cause havoc and mayhem, but they are basically like children! Won't somebody please think of the children?!

New health care form
Question 1: So I here yo really liek mudkipz
Ture/False

I actually laughed when it was like 'Got Away Safely'. Medicare, Metapods, pish posh

Sorry to get all political but just a thought.

I never understood this notion that right wingers use that Obama is a "socialist". Not only is Obama WAY WAY WAAAAY far from being one, those who even claim to be socialists half the time aren't.

Further more in many places in the world, including Western Europe, being a socialist is not considered a bad thing.

And no, I'm not a socialist... but I at least know what is it.

Glorious. I think I'll write to my local MP and ask to have a Chansy installed in the local hospital.

What about all those rumors about Brock Obama conspiring with terrorist groups like Team Rocket? I'd like to hear some peoples opinion on that topic.

Stabby Joe:
Sorry to get all political but just a though.

I never understood this notion that right wingers use that Obama is a "socialist". Not only is Obama WAY WAY WAAAAY far from being one, those who even claim to be socialists half the time aren't.

Because people on any political extreme will exaggerate and fabricate any buzzwords they can to demonize the other party.

We now return you to your scheduled Pokemon discussion, already in progress.

I'm surprised at how many people are willing to agree with policies thought up by people that don't exist. I mean, maybe everyone hasn't heard of Lugia, but I'd expect more people to say "wait, who's Senator Lugia?"

I was thinking this the entire time whilst I played the Pokemon games.

"Holy shit, this is like the NHS."
It's a happy world, though, plenty of innocent people enjoying their battling and such.

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