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The House GOP's puzzling ObamaCare replacement

The House GOP's puzzling ObamaCare replacement | 10 March 2017 | On reading the House Republicans' new American Healthcare Act, it is difficult to understand what the proposal is designed to accomplish, either substantively or politically. On the one hand, it contains enough provisions with superficial resemblances to those in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that it seems sure to inflame the "Repeal Only" faction. Yet on the other hand, it fails to prevent millions of people from losing coverage; as soon as that becomes known, swing-district members will again be facing outrage in constituent meetings.