Friday, May 19, 2017

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul: Don’t Let This Senate Employee Destroy Health Care

Until now, the GOP strategy on health care has been half-baked repeal, half-baked replace, and relying on whatever the Senate parliamentarian allows them to get across the finish line.
Thus, whatever the final product – whether it’s government-run or free-market health care, whether it heals the market or exacerbates the problems – doesn’t matter to them. The future of one-sixth of our economy is just about passing “something” and whatever the parliamentarian does with it. To quote Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., this issue is being treated like a kidney stone, which just needs to be passed – no questions asked.
No wonder the polling of this bill is now in the toilet.
It’s time to either completely change strategy, policy, and messaging on this issue or abandon it altogether. To that end, Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have at least honed in on the first solution: fixing the process excuse.
A permanently broken economy, ruined health care, and electoral slaughter all because of the parliamentarian? --->
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