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(5,995 posts)
Sat Oct 5, 2013, 10:51 AM Oct 2013

Mark my words, by 2016, no GOPer will say Obamacare

By the time of the next Prez election cycle, the ACA will be so successful and accepted into millions of people's lives, no one on the Right will want to credit him with the plan. That won't bother PBO one bit, but whoever we nominate better fly that flag proudly to remind every voter that indeed there is a difference between the parties and which one will look out for the American people.

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Jackpine Radical

(45,274 posts)
3. That's why WE need to keep calling it Obamacare.
Sat Oct 5, 2013, 11:01 AM
Oct 2013

Flawed as the program is (and it is majorly flawed), it is a foretaste of what we could have if we would only join the civilized world in our approach to healthcare.



(38,613 posts)
4. I imagine Frank Luntz is already busy coming up with an alternative buzz-word
Sat Oct 5, 2013, 11:28 AM
Oct 2013

Meanwhile, in states that aren't participating in the exchanges, they'll be busy blaming their crappy health care ON Obamacare, and will offer the exchanges as a republican alternative to it.

Yes, they are that crazy


(10,942 posts)
8. Republicans are already trying to pivot. They are looking for changes to the ACA that they can make
Sun Oct 6, 2013, 09:33 AM
Oct 2013

because Democrats also support the changes. The medical device tax is such a part. Republicans are in good position to get the medical device tax removed, unless the President vetoes that removal. Once republicans make one small change, they are going to attempt to claim credit for getting the whole ACA done AND making it better. All Democrats must realize that the typical republican is a lying sack of shit that can't be trusted to not stab one in the back on a ten yard walk.


(50,930 posts)
6. I've said the same thing. And it will ALWAYS be Obamacare to us, right?
Sat Oct 5, 2013, 11:52 AM
Oct 2013

(ETA have you noticed this pumpkin is winking? A thing of beauty.)


(53,475 posts)
7. They'll be calling it "Romneycare" or "Heritage Foundationcare" by then.
Sun Oct 6, 2013, 09:14 AM
Oct 2013

They'll demand full credit for it.


(33,532 posts)
9. Sorry
Sun Oct 6, 2013, 09:38 AM
Oct 2013

but they still want to do away with Social Security, Medicare and WIC.
They have started dismantling the Voting Rights Act and Roe v Wade.
They never stop attacking things they hate, no matter how popular.

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