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Monday, April 24, 2017
Dumb, Dumber, Dumbest
The GOP’s biggest health care achievement has been making Obamacare more popular
The ACA is now more popular than Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Paul Ryan, or the GOP.
It is bizarre watching House Republicans persuade themselves that the problem they face on health care is cutting a deal between the Freedom Caucus and the Tuesday Group rather than crafting legislation that people actually like, and that will actually make some part of the health care system noticeably better. But the GOP’s refusal to take public opinion even mildly into account has put them in a disastrous position.
I’m not sure Republicans realize how deep a hole they’re in on this issue. But here’s a way to make it clear. Obamacare is now significantly more popular than Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Paul Ryan, the Republican Party, or the American Health Care Act: