I love numbers especially when it comes to making a political point. I am among the few who will publically admit that the electorate is easily manipulated. However, you have to keep it simple. Why do you think bumper stickers are so effective? I’m going to put those two things together in the following paragraphs.
Perhaps I’m being overly optimistic, but I don’t see Trumpcare in its current form passing in both chambers of Congress even with the benefit of using reconciliation to get it through the Senate. I am very doubtful that it can pass the House. I don’t see any Democratic support and the Republicans are far from united in support of it. With earmarks gone, Speaker Paul Ryan no longer can control his caucus like in days gone by. That was one of the things that led to John Boehner effectively saying take this job and shove it. On the premise that I’m counting the votes incorrectly, let’s explore what Trumpcare might yield. Continue reading It Would Be A Nightmare!