Skip to comments.Should Republicans Help Democrats Fix Obamacare?
Posted on 11/13/2013 1:24:23 PM PST by Sir Napsalot
The GOP can't remain on the sidelines while the country burns.
If the argument over Obamacare could be confined to the political arena, it would be a no-brainer to say that Republicans should sit back and watch the Democrats stew in their own juices as the law implodes.
But we are far past the point of simple politics. The rollout of Obamacare has thrown the United States into an unprecedented crisis. Unprecedented because it has been caused by the monumental hubris of the Democratic Party, which actually believed it could legislate reform for one-sixth of the U.S. economy without ghastly unanticipated consequences. And the crisis is unprecedented because ....
(snip) It would be wonderful for Republican prospects in 2014 to ignore all of this, stand on a soap box, and rail against the villains who brought this crisis upon us. It would also be grossly irresponsible. Some Republicans appear to be resisting that temptation and are trying to work with Democrats to pass some Obamacare fixes that would deal with at least some of the problems that have created the crisis. ...... Is it time for Republicans to dust off the repeal and replace option and work to sub out most of the Obamacare legislation?
(snip) The political risk to Republicans of staying on the sidelines while the country burns is just as great as the risk to Democrats of doing nothing. People are angry, frightened, and confused. Its time to show the voters that the Republican Party is worthy of governing by acting responsibly in the face of a serious crisis not of their own making. Voters arent stupid. They will know whom to blame for this fiasco.
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What do FReepers think?
Why not? The democrats and Obama (and much of the republican establishment) kept reminding us during the shutdown that we couldn't do anything because "we only controlled one half of one branch of government). So why should we be expected to rush in and pull Obama's feet out of the fire. Let Obama and the democrats figure out how to get out of the mess on their own.
No. Repeal it or let it die.
It is their one chance. Let the whole system collapse under Demorat control.
Total repeal is the only sure fire way to fix this mess. Dems alone voted for this the Repubs would be foolish to help in any way.
0bamaDontCare is bad for America and Americans. It should be repealed ASAP.
The House should pass a repeal bill every day of the week until pressure on Dems causes them to sign onto it. Period.
If the GOP lays its hand on so much as a single hair on the head of this monster, the entire mess will be laid directly on top of them forever by the MSM and democrats.
Should Republicans Help Democrats Fix Obamacare?
Hell no! The RATS bought it lock, stock and barrel.Let them sink with it. Recall Pelosi and her comment about passing it and then finding out what’s in it. We must keep the House and add to the Senate and Obamacare is the key
No. Shitcan the mandate. Period.
All the republicans who were consulted on the creation of obamacare, whose ideas were used and whose vote helped pass it should pitch in to help fix it
Yes, they should, because Republicans are STUPID.
If by “fix” is meant, throw it out and promise never to walk that path again...
Yes, fix away.
No, they should drive a stake into it and kill it.
America is finding out what's in 0bamaDontCare and it's 100% pure Smelly 0bama.
Make Nazi eat it.
If the GOP wants to help, repeal it and lets do something else all over. Otherwise, sometimes a clean slate works better than patchwork.
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