The Brief: "Americans Are Asleep, Free Healthcare" Memes mock the American healthcare system for being unaffordable, while many countries offer free and universal coverage.
The “While The Americans Are Asleep, Free Healthcare” memes are designed to poke fun at the USA’s expensive health care system. While America is often lauded as the greatest country on Earth and the land of opportunity, a major hot button issue is affordable healthcare. Many other countries offer free and universal healthcare coverage, like countries in Europe.
“While The Americans Are Asleep, Free Healthcare” memes typically picture happy-looking patients and welcoming medical staff. These memes have been spotted on social media as far back as a year ago, but are appearing on social media again in February and June 2020.
Memes about another country sleeping are a common format in meme culture. There are also plenty of memes that mock the United States of America’s expensive healthcare system. The “Americans Are Asleep, Free Healthcare” memes blend both of those together.
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