It’s the progressives #1 Obamacare claim – if you want to repeal it, you are throwing 16 million people off healthcare plans. So when the CBS team tries the question, Ted Cruz gives them an accurate retort. Well done.
…”Well, you know, those numbers don’t tell the whole picture. For one thing, the bulk of those numbers are coming from expanded Medicaid. And Medicaid is a program where a lot of the people on Medicaid are not getting health care. Medicaid is a system that is already overburdened and more and more people are just getting waiting lists and not actually getting health care. Beyond that — remember, six million people had their health insurance canceled because of Obamacare. You’re not doing someone a favor if you cancel the health insurance they like and then force them to buy new health insurance at higher premiums that covers less”….