iSinglePayer, an iPhone application that advocates for single-
payer health care reform was rejected from the App Store by Apple
because it is “politically charged.” The application displays
charts and bullet points about single-payer health care systems,
and it allows users to call members of congress. iSinglePayer
even calculates your local congressperson using GPS, and displays
the amount of money donated to each congressperson from the
It’s the blatant inconsistency that grates — there are far more “politically charged” apps already in the App Store.