07.19.2012 12:33

Short-term Memory Loss

Republicans are attacking Obama over his health care law, conveniently forgetting that it has its roots in a plan they devised and is similar to one Romney enacted
By Dean Baker

U.S. President Barack Obama signed the health care legislation March 23, 2010

The decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of U.S. President Barack Obama's health care plan will cause the presidential race to take yet another bizarre twist. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has announced his intention to make the repeal of the health care law one of the central issues in the campaign. The problem Romney faces in pressing this matter is that he pushed a nearly identical plan into law in Massachusetts six years ago.

We hope you have enjoyed your free articles for the month
REGISTER to get 5 more free articles, or SUBSCRIBE to get full access to Caixin
Already a subscriber? Log in now
Sign up to receive our free daily newsletter


Latest Issue
On the Cover:

Back Door Slam

Issue 102
June , 2016



Economics & Finance
Latest Issue:
Back Door Slam
U.S.-listed Chinese companies planning to switch to a mainland exchange have been targeted by suspicious regulators
Issue 102

Subscribe       |       Newsletter        |        FAQ