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Response to firebrand80 (Reply #10)

Wed Jan 13, 2016, 03:56 PM

27. It sounds like

she is stating that she is afraid that Bernie advocating for his plan would be giving Republicans an incentive and/or "permission" to simply repeal ACA, Medicare, etc. without replacing it with anything better. While I'm sure that this is not what Bernie is talking about, it's beyond crystal clear that Republicans in Congress would gladly repeal ACA without hesitation- and without a viable (or any) replacement plan and have, in fact, voted to do so. Of course, "President Sanders" would never agree to sign a bill that repealed ACA without replacing it with SP or an equally viable alternative plan but neither would the Republicans in Congress EVER agree to work with him to replace ACA with SP or any other viable alternative plan. It sounds like she made some very clunky and perhaps not well-thought out statements (and maybe even not factually honest ones) but the sudden outburst of crowing over her statements and the predictions of doom that this supposedly portends for the Clinton campaign seems a bit......premature.

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