The motivating factor behind Obamacare repeal

This chart from CBPP (friendly version and commentary via Drum) is pretty damn telling:

You know what really gets me? Even among the millionaires, repeal will only net them about $50,000. That’s like finding spare change in the sofa cushions for this crowd. Is clawing back a few nickels and dimes really worth immiserating 20 million people?

Well, there you go, that’s the other motivating factor.  Damn if their tax dollars are going to subsidize health care for lazy poor people!

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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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