Thursday, February 9, 2017

Maybe one of you Bullshitting Elephants can explain this . . .

For eight years, Republicans have shrieked about the need to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.  Now that they are in position to do exactly that . . . well . . .

The Obamacare repeal effort was already in unstable condition. Now its status must be downgraded to critical — and completely unserious. 

After years of Republican yammering about the urgent need to repeal the Affordable Care Act and months of fruitless pursuit of an alternative, President Trump now says he may not unveil a replacement this year at all. And from Capitol Hill comes new word that Republicans aren’t even talking about a plan.

“To be honest, there’s not any real discussion taking place right now,” Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) told reporters Tuesday at the Capitol. Corker, according to the Huffington Post, said he has “no idea” when Republicans might start drafting an alternative to Obamacare, adding, “I don’t see any congealing around ideas yet.”

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