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According to a Wall Street Journal article from 2008, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul’s former campaign manager Kent Snyder, died of pneumonia in 2008 because he didn’t have any health insurance.

The resurfacing of this article comes on the heels of Paul’s statement last week at the Tea Party debate about individuals with no health insurance.

“That’s what freedom is all about: taking your own risks. This whole idea that you have to take care of everybody—,” said Paul in response to a question on whether the state should pay for an uninsured person’s health bills.

Read more at Gawker

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