Skip to comments.History of a Shutdown (Long article)
Posted on 10/23/2013 5:42:53 PM PDT by Kaslin
Clashing tactics led to squandered opportunities, but the Right can still unite to defeat OCare.
The developing narrative, whether on talk radio or in these pages and other publications, about the shutdown fight who was on what side, what the options were, and what was gained or not often starts from incorrect premises, based on incomplete or erroneous assumptions. Since we need to understand how we got here if we want to do better, as a team, next time, its important to lay out some of the unpublished history.
The ACA passed Congress without a single Republican vote. After it became law, Republicans were essentially unified in their opposition to the law and in their oft-stated desire for repeal. Nonetheless, Republicans fell essentially into three strategic camps on how to go forward.
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