"In any case, as there’s certainly no evidence the Heaths didn’t pay for the care they received in Canada. In fact, visiting Americans typically did (and still do). Actually, in the ‘60s, Canadians often did. U.S. journalists seem happy to take it for granted that health care up here has always looked exactly like it does today, but it hasn’t. As blogger Matthew Campbell rightly points out 'if Palin’s family did travel in the mid-1960s, they would not have used the same state-run system that Canada uses today.' Rather, they would have used a system that looked and operated much like the American system at the time."
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