“I know every American isn’t going to agree with this law,” President Barack Obama said about the Affordable Care Act at his April 17 news briefing, “but I think we can agree that it’s well past time to move on.”
The Republican response? Same as General Anthony McAuliffe’s reply when the German army demanded that U.S. forces surrender at the Battle of the Bulge during World War Two: “Nuts!”
To be precise, after Obama said we can agree to move on, the National Republican Congressional Committee tweeted, “No, we can’t.”
With 8 million people signed up for Obamacare — and perhaps as many as 14 million covered by the law — repealing Obamacare looks like a lost cause. “This thing is working,” the president announced.
The fact that Obamacare is working should shut down the debate. But that’s not happening. Why not? Six reasons.