How are you so Sure there will be a replacement?

Because everyone that matters has committed to one.

You Believe there will be but you’ve not seen any specific plan, have you? However, they’re just ideas and fraught with glaring issues and not really connected or comprehensive.

There are currently fifteen possible replacements written into legislative language; at least one is bipartisan, with Ron Wyden being the collaborator. Like the CBO, I haven’t seen any reason to do the hard work of scoring them until one actually is chosen to be the replacement. If they’re already in legislative language, they’re not “just ideas.”

They’ve had years of opposition but no alternatives and the thing is modeled after a Conservative idea that birthed Romneycare as well.

It’s odd that you’re unaware at how debunked that statement is. In 1993, Heritage floated an alternative to Hilarycare. Heritage at the time was not a conservative think tank, but was considered center-right. Their plan was not similar to the ACA, but did include an individual mandate; so, it was about as similar to the ACA as a Corvette is to a speedboat (both have engines, burn gas, and have steering wheels). They released it over the objections of their conservative analysts; at least one conservative analyst resigned in disgust after release.

I can’t comment on the relationship between the Heritage plan and Romneycare. All I can say is that a plan that passed the most liberal legislature in the country does not become “conservative” just because the Governor was a Republican.

Since That’s the case, it is only natural and honest and responsible to write about how repealing the ACA without a new plan will cost us bigly.

Free country, write about what you like. If you’re convinced that’s responsible, of course.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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