So you start with something supposed to coat nothing, find out its true 1.5+ trillion dollar cost, revise it downwards to 1.4 trillion, and proudly claim progress.
In liberal speak, you just saved billions.
money. Funded money. Still, the CBO says that in the end ObamaCare will save
Compare and contrast that with Bush's unfunded Medicare Part D, and for that matter, his unfunded Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
"From the beginning, Republicans decided to forgo dedicated financing for Part D. Except for trivial premiums paid by recipients, the entire cost would fall on taxpayers."
Can't get more Single Payer than that.