For its critics in the Republican party, Obamacare is the gift that keeps on giving — if only the GOP had a clue. The ill-fated government shutdown that brought favorability ratings for congressional Republicans to record lows and may have cost Ken Cuccinelli the governor’s race in Virginia seems indicative of a strategy that is void of anything except demonizing Barack Obama.
The Affordable Care Act was always going to collapse under its own liberal weight, so why try to save the Democrats from themselves by repealing the ACA’s most onerous provisions? In fact, the GOP should have never let any of the so-called waivers to the law stand right from the start. Continue reading