It’s my health and it’s my choice, Danny Williams says.

And the Premier addressed with his usual frankness his decision to go to the U.S. instead of having the procedure done in Canada.

“I was warned by my staff that this could be an issue,” he told Mr. Hutton. “But from my own perspective I said look, here’s our communications plan. It’s quite simple. This is my heart. It’s my health and it’s my choice,” he said.

And only the super rich have that choice in Canada - the regular people don't have that option. We can't opt out of health care taxes and it's illegal to use our own money to pay for something that's medically necessary.

So we're stuck with a broken system and he flies off to Miami.