It won’t be enough.
“I will cast my vote in support of the Senate tax reform bill.”
“Though not perfect, this bill will deliver much-needed reform to our tax code…”
“Repealing the individual mandate simply restores to people the freedom to choose.”
“one should not assume this is a precondition for my support for the tax bill.”
The definition of insanity is ….
“We’re optimistic that inserting the individual mandate repeal would be helpful.”
“…nearly three-fourths of the CBO’s estimate of the coverage difference between the GOP bills and Obamacare in 2026.”
“…stopping the I.R.S. from implementing the harmful individual mandate helps provide relief for the families suffering under Obamacare.”
Not even a strongly worded letter?
“You can’t afford them, because the costs would be so astronomical.”
“It’s baloney — not worth it.”
We’re going to make some tweaks to this otherwise wonderful program
Having one very expensive choice is not a competitive market
Who’d have guessed?
Because they’re more like… guidelines than actual rules.
“It’s going to be a glorious thing.”
No heroes amongst thieves.
“It falls under its own weight if the cost becomes more than we can absorb.”
Plus, no pilot program to test Healthcare.gov before launch?
“Given the existing problems with the website, I urge you to consider extending open enrollment beyond the current end date of March 31, 2014.”
“You can’t really charge people a fine for not getting health insurance if don’t fix this mess.”
“Then I think, well, maybe she’s just lying to me.”
“There’s no way I could not vote for it.”
United front? Er…
I fear you are underestimating the sneakiness.
“That’s exactly what’s included as part of my health care plan.”
Here to stay?
“It never referred to it as a tax.”
“The Supreme Court has spoken.”