Friday, May 5, 2017

What a Trumpcare Nightmare: Just About Everyone With Health Care Is Going to Pay More, Get Less and Face Chaos

The buzz hadn’t even worn off the Republican fratboys chugging beers to celebrate the House's passage of its latest Obamacare repeal before the political hangover started surfacing.

While this motley crew was drinkingBud Light before trekking to the White House to bask in President Trump’s winner’s circle, the Washington Post’s editorial page—no bastion of liberalism—trashed this flock as lying hacks.

House Republicans “betrayed” Americans by promising they would “maintain access to health insurance for people with preexisting medical conditions, and then on Thursday press[ed] a bill through the House that would eliminate those guarantees,” the Post said.

“What a joke,” they continued, as a once-respected Republican “objects to the loss of protection, and then pretends that a paltry $8 billion over five years will fix the problem.” Paul Ryan’s leadership?  Read full story

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