- Sep 2017
They usually aren't, at least in this case, because their apparent purpose is merely to excite partisan voters, not be an actually workable policy.
People are starting to catch on to the B.S. If anything resembling single payer is going to succeed, it's time to start sweating the details instead of lofting up silly fantasy promises to appeal to morons.
I'm not advocating that Democrats dumb down their notions to the level of the imbeciles who vote Republican. That wouldn't work, since the Democratic base isn't nearly THAT stupid. Nor should they lie through their teeth like Trump did. But their job right now isn't to convince policy wonks who are sticklers for all the details. It's to get the liberal masses enthused, and that isn't done by putting people to sleep with details. It's done by building excitement for the big-picture idea.
You might be able to patch together some plausible deniability, nonetheless the perception that he lied on that point was a successful mountain made out of a molehill.....
can you imagine how damaging it would be if a policy was passed on a premise of no more cost-sharing and no more insurance companies and then the actual law that was passed required both of those things?
The notion that people living in rural areas are treated as an "aristocratic class" is just absurd....
Rural America is an absolute mess in this country....
It's disingenuous to suggest that money for rural health care should be cut off but then say there's no intention to create access problems.