Republicans join Democrats in grafting Obamacare onto Medicare, thereby ruining it further.
Do you remember reading this from the Associated Press in mid-April?
Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill.
We were supposed to feel so proud of our Congress! They worked together, reached across the aisle, and enacted a permanent repeal of Medicare’s reviled SGR Fix (or Doc Fix)!
Well, the Drive-By Media didn’t tell the rest of the story. What happened is this:
That’s right. The same GOP leaders vowing to repeal Obamacare just grafted it Big Time onto Medicare.
We expect this from the progressive members of Congress. But weren’t we supposed to expect a Republican Congress to lessen the size and scope of government? Didn’t last November’s election results reflect “a mandate to pass sensible legislation?”
And they wonder why we don’t take…
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