There's a new rule in American politics: Whichever party owns healthcare will come to regret it.
Seven years ago, Barack Obama's Democrats passed a health insurance law that promised to cover almost everyone and make medical care more affordable. Best of all, Obama said, the new plan wouldn't inconvenience anybody -- except the high-income folks who got hit with a tax increase.
"If you like your healthcare, you can keep it," he pledged. Big mistake.
Obama succeeded in his basic
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