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Government Hypocrisy Over EpiPen: The Pot Calling The Kettle Black



9/14/2016 3:21:02 PM

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Aphorisms like “the pot calling the kettle black” persist because they keep being proven relevant. Such is the case with politicians’ outrage over Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ price gouging for its life-saving EpiPen: their price has risen from less than $100 for a two-pack in 2007 to $600 today.

The government (“pot”) is loudly and very publicly calling Mylan (“the kettle”) “black”—at fault—for something the government itself did.

Epinephrine (Epi) is a naturally occurring hormone our bodies use for Fight or Flight.

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