On Friday, House Republicans pulled their proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as ObamaCare) from consideration. Seven years of alarmist rhetoric over a law some elected Republicans considered the downfall of the republic came to nothing. It's a good thing, too. The Republican replacement plan was a profoundly broken piece of legislation that misunderstood the ACA's real problems, bungled their solutions, and continued a pattern of duplicity that has run through the entire repeal effort.
Author: Walter Hanley
Walter Hanley is a senior majoring in Social Relations & Policy and Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy. He is also a Chapter Head for Roosevelt @ MSU.