On Thursday, reports that Ontario would stop sedating patients during colonoscopies, part of a package of cuts intended to save $ 500 million in health-care spending each year, led to a predictable series of rather indelicate jokes online. You can imagine what they were — “A colonoscopy without sedation is a good metaphor for a Conservative government.” And the like.
The reports and the resulting reaction were, of course, overblown. What is actually being proposed is nothing so dramatic as asking patients to endure a deeply unpleasant procedure without painkillers so that the taxpayers can sa…
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