Republicans have a decent chance, in next year’s elections, of killing the dream of progressive presidents going back to Teddy Roosevelt. But they shouldn’t count on it. What’s going against them, or any party invested in failure, is that Americans are inherently optimistic. That alone may be enough to save Obamacare.And Krugman today on the ACA's "secret success."
Friday, November 29, 2013
Rooting for Failure
New Tim Egan column at NYT chronicles how well ACA sign-ups are doing in several states that are cooperating with the program, far from the saboteurs and Kochs. Then he hits those who are actively happy about or even rooting for or causing failure. Yet he concludes:
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