Yes, it absolutely does make them haters of poor people. Withholding life-saving medicine from the afflicted is a conscious choice. As Hooks said, “politics is how we distribute pain.” These politicians have decided their potential future pain is more important than other people’s real, right-now pain.
“I choose to let these people die now, so that I might not have to choose to let other people die later” is a particularly hateful argument.
How is this even a question?