Republicans’ Last-Ditch Effort to Destroy the US Healthcare System
I haven’t written a blog in months because, to be honest, I simply don’t know where to start when it comes to what certain people are trying to do to our healthcare system.
But this time they’re going too far. I’m talking, of course, about the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson healthcare bill Republicans are trying to shove through the Senate before a September 30 deadline. After that date, they need a 2/3 vote to pass it, which means Democrats on board, which means no way in hell.
The New York Times editorial board nailed my feelings about this bill when it wrote: “It is hard to overstate the cruelty of the Graham-Cassidy bill.”
The Washington Post put it another way: “Another execrable health-care bill proves bad ideas never die.” And The Baltimore Sun, bless its heart, calls the proposal “even more draconian than their previous attempts to strip millions of Americans of health insurance coverage.”
Now that’s some good writing!
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