Because it’s hard to have a nuanced debate in 140 characters

Some other hashtags that might have been used instead of #welovethenhs:
#nothenhsisntperfectbutilikehavingasystemthatsfreeatthepointofdelivery
#iactuallydontgetonwithmygpbutidstillratherdiscussmyhealthcarewiththemthansomeonfromaninsurancecompanythankyouverymuch
#ihavealotofexperienceofhowthefrenchsystemcaredformybrotherandthinkthatseemedprettyeffective
#copayisaveryuglywordandidontwantasystemthatmeanswehavetostartusingit
#casualtyisstillrunningwhileerhasbeencancelledsothatsoneniltothenhsrightthere

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2 Comments to "Because it’s hard to have a nuanced debate in 140 characters"

  1. August 14, 2009 - 10:16 am | Permalink

    I concur. Have only had one debate on Twitter (about healthcare, actually, yet several months ago) and it was completely absurd – ended up being little more than “no, you’re wrong, click on this link to see how you’re wrong” over and over again.

  2. August 14, 2009 - 10:32 am | Permalink

    Chuckling at the last one :)

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