Going after this backdoor deal should kill this whole thing. If you have to add everything you expected the states to pick up it should be a deal breaker.
And it’s idiotic: it makes no sense. The underlying reality is that the whole cost of this eye-poppingly expensive Federal domination of healthcare will be borne by the suffering taxpayers, one way or another, and NONE of us can afford it.
Nelson’s “solution” is like saying the starving Irish washerwomen can survive by taking in each other’s laundry.