Three reasons why conservatives want to kill Obamacare

Pat Cunningham

Ed Kilgore OUTLINES the principal motivations for the conservative obsession with killing or disabling the ACA:

1) They view it as a turning point in American political history. Remember that most conservative activists, and certainly the “constitutional conservatives” who are dominant in their ranks—view the mid-to-late late twentieth century as one long hellwards slide away from everything that made American great, with the exception of the false spring of the Reagan years. They’re not happy with the existence of Medicare and Medicaid. And this is why even those who are ready to live with Obamacare are inclined to use ...

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