Here’s what Reich says about an Obamacare repeal:
- 32 million people will lose coverage, [23M-24M if replaced with Senate or House versions, per CBO]
- Tens of thousands of American’s will die as a result (over 50 times as many as killed by terrorists),
- Medicare and Medicaid will be left in worse shape, and
- The rich will get richer in a massive redistribution of wealth.
Missing from this list, and discussed after the video, is what appears to be racist resentment of having a black President in the White House, no matter how qualified. Repeal is also pragmatic, because it helps Republicans contain a demographic shift works against them and maintain control of Congress, the Presidency and the Supreme Court. Read More …