But the story isn't just about the finger biting, which is completely inexcusable, regardless if Rice provoked the attacker or not. The interesting component to all this is that Rice has Medicare.
Yeah, you know that socialistic system that he is allegedly against. He utilized it after he was assaulted and that doesn't seem to bother him at all. And another interesting component to the conservative punditry's reportage on this, is that they are suddenly praising that same, socialized, system that was able to reattached Rice's finger
Thankfully, doctors were able to reattach the severed digit.
Yes, thankfully a government run system was able to care for this man, regardless of his political affiliations.