January 27, 2012

Romney Can't Stop Defending ObamaCare

Adam Serwer, Mother Jones


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Republicans hate Obamacare. Mitt Romney can't stop defending it.

Not directly of course. But in Thursday night's debate, just as in the one last week, Romney was confronted over his implementation of health care reform in Massachusetts that served in part as the blueprint for the Affordable Care Act. When Rick Santorum accused the ex-governor of supporting a "top-down government-run health care system," Romney calmly explained that under his plan, Massachusetts residents were still purchasing private insurance.

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