Broomfield Hospital in southeast England just made a terrible decision in the face of government austerity around the developed world. The hospital spent $700,000 on two pieces of modern art, 10 foot human statues made out of metal and fibre glass.
At the same time, the local hospital system is ripping $64 billion from its budget, cutting services and laying off staff.
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