Peter van Dorsten: An ode to Zane

December 24, 2013 

Regarding the Dec. 18 J. Peder Zane column “Obamacare made me a taker”:

Poor J. Peder Zane, a sorry old cus, took to these pages to whine

that although he’ll spend less and get more in return, Obamacare’s almost a crime.

He don’t want it, don’t need it, and not only that, it’s an insult to someone so fine.

He could keep what he had, as the president said, but to Peder that sounded like lyin’.

He’s not happy, not healthy and angry to boot, a trifecta of health in decline.

So, Peder, chin up, as bad as it is, you still get paid to opine.

Peter van Dorsten

Raleigh

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