(THE HILL) The newly crowned Miss USA has ignited a firestorm on Twitter with an answer she gave onstage at the pageant.

Kara McCullough, who was Miss District of Columbia, was asked whether she thought healthcare is a right or a privilege for Americans.

“I’m definitely going to say it’s a privilege,” said McCullough, who also works as a scientist at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. She added that Americans shouldn’t be forced to pay for other people’s healthcare.

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