I know. BS
GOPers who bow to Obama get good press, whats the surprise?
“””Many Republican governors who worked to thwart much of President Barack Obamas first-term agenda are shifting gears and softening their rhetoric”””
In other words, CAVING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
“Hell is coming to breakfast” - from The Outlaw Josie Wales.
These GOP Governors could be replaced for not doing what the 'real' voters are demanding!!!
AP is at it again this time using hacks Ken Thomas and Steve Peoples spreading the dung that the Republican governors are so intimidated by Obama popularity polling. Republican governors won’t dare cite, corruption, and waste, as well as the federal bureaucratic pits, traps, hoops, and block horses created by agencies such as the EPA, that their small businesses have to jump over to stay alive. Let alone make a profit...Then connect those policy dots directly to the sequester and this regimes inept administration.
It’s time for the Republicans governors to start throwing the dung back
What happened in Ohio...and what I presume is happening in other states is this:
Republican governors are saying, “Yeah, feds, you can pay for 100% of our Medicaid (or is it Medicare?) for the next three years. We’ll take it. Oh, by the way: we are NOT going to open any healthcare exchanges on our dime. We refuse to do that, so you feds will have to do that, too.”
Feds were hoping states would pay for their own “exchanges”...and, IIRC, the feds do NOT have a funding mechanism for running their own exchanges...a big oversight in the law. This is causing stress on the federal system—which is a good thing.
We will see how it plays out in three years. I am betting the public will NOT be happy with Obamacare. Also, the Republican House, the only responsible element of the federal law-making apparatus right now, has the purse strings.
Obama is in a legal bind, assuming the law is still relevant.