GOP conservatives and Tea Party hacks routinely shout “Obamacare” as a sneering epithet that encapsulates all that they hate about the current administration. That conservatives have never summoned the courage to reform an out-of-control healthcare system that promises to bankrupt the country is, sadly, not part of the debate this country needs to have. A simple-minded conservative/Tea Party base can only manage the simplest, albeit flat wrong, synthesis of a complex issue.
So, herewith my simple-minded synthesis of the reign of destruction, corruption and incompetence that historians will record as the legacy of the Republican administration of 2001 – 2008:
Pass it on.