Disability medical examiners suck, but I never thought they’d suck this much.
In a heartbreaking article in the Daily Record, “Disabled gran made desperate suicide attempt over fears brutal DWP cuts would make her homeless”, Sally Hind describes the barbaric treatment of a disabled sixty-year-old in Scotland by an ethically challenged medical examiner.
Anyone in the U.S., who has undergone an SSD (Social Security Disability) medical evaluation, knows that these assessments are a money-making scheme for unscrupulous doctors.
Now that Trump is calling SSD “welfare” and cutting it in his budget, I sadly suspect that we will see a rise in suicides due to hopelessness among the disabled due to draconian cuts and possible further unscrupulous tactics to purge people from the system.
Thus, I would like to extend an F* you to Donald Trump, Ayn Rand loving Paul Ryan, and their Republican comrades.