Originally Posted by J Diddy
I find it absolutely despicable that you would attempt to use this as some sort of political thing. This was obviously a case where they couldn't take care of themselves at an advanced age.
My grandmother is 90. Her time is coming, but right now she lives on her own because she is able to care for herself. The second that it is felt she is unable to do so is the second we begin making tough choices for her.
It's entirely possible that the old couple is not capable of taking care of themselves. But it wasn't obvious to me from the article.
It would have been nice if actual examples had been given that prove the case. All we really have is the stated opinion of some bureaucrat doctor.