Nancy Pelosi has already taken to the podium and warned us that President Trump’s new executive order allowing the creation of some cost-reducing healthcare options will “sabotage” Obamacare, quivering with emotion and slamming it as “frankly, a disservice to the American people.” Well, frankly, Nancy, I’d say your words are a disservice to all those hard-working families going bankrupt trying to keep pace with their rising premiums and astronomic deductibles. No doubt those predictable talking points had been quickly composed by coffee-guzzling party hacks-on-autopilot who hadn’t even seen the details of the plan and didn't care.
Here are the more significant details of a very reasonable attempt to inject some competition and choice into an unsustainable program. Hey, even Rand Paul is on board for this, seeing it as a way to "transform" the marketplace. You tell me if that sounds like a disservice to you.