The GOP Legislators are overwhelmingly responsible for the policies which have destroyed the country, deprived the working class of support to avoid falling into poverty and criminalized poverty they, the Republican Legislators have helped to create. Aided by the GOP mouthpiece Fox Opinion – known and referred to by most as Fox News – which has done an excellent job to dumbifying the Republican constituency, GOP Leaders have enjoyed the support of constituents who are unfortunately much too ignorant to understand or even realize how they got into that predicament in the first place. Ignorance is not bliss, a lesson yet to be learned by Republican supporters who are too blindly supportive of the GOP to see how much they are played by their own Representatives.
John Kerry, presidential candidate in 2004, used to say “if you want to live like a Republican, you must elect a Democrat”; in the healthcare debate today, those words still ring true and very loud.
In light of the heated debate in the Senate to “repeal and replace” or to simply “repeal Obamacare”, it is worth taking a much in-depth and historic look at Republican Legislators’ stance in Washington vis-à-vis policies in general, healthcare policies in particular. “If you want to live like a Republican, you must elect a Democrat”.