March 28, 2017
What Now for Obamacare?
After chasing the Obamacare car for years, Republican dogs finally caught it and have no idea what to do next. Seven years of anticipation and endless promises of “repeal and replace” have been replaced with “remain and recriminate.” So, they did nothing, instead sitting on their haunches and barking at the moon. Obamacare remains the law of the land and blame is flying back and forth faster than Trump’s tweets. When lost, it’s helpful to look backwards and retrace your steps. How did we get here? Obamacare passed on a strictly party line vote. As an aside, I’ll offer a rare compliment to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. As despicable as they might be, as leaders of the Democratic Party they were brilliant. They took advantage of a political opportunity. Controlling Congress and the White House was their best and only chance to fundamentally transform healthcare. Their bill was ready to go and supported by all Democrats. No...(Read Full Article)