Republicans were happy to point out the flaws in Obamacare but now Oliver takes joy in calling out replacement plan.
John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s episode of ‘Last Week Tonight”’on the Affordable Care Act and the Republican plan to replace it.
Except there is one major problem: the GOP does not have a plan.
In the past few weeks Republican politicians have encountered pushback from constituents at town halls.
Videos from these events have proven that the GOP’s plan to repeal the health care law might not be popular policy.Oliver showed a video from a town hall in New Port Richey Florida where a Republican leader tried to muzzle an angry crowd of voters.Bill Akins – the secretary of the Republican Party in Pasco County Florida resurrected the nefarious ‘death panel’ lie which claimed that Obamacare would force sick people to enter hospice care earlier than they desire.This was untrue of course so constituents immediately — and loudly — booed Akins for peddling fiction.Instead of debating the merits of Obamacare Akins called the people in attendance ‘children’..(cont..)