“The Iranian-Russian strategy is a nightmare for the entire Sunni Middle East. And for us too....
“The Republican health bills have two major elements on Medicaid: rolling back the enhanced funding for the Obama Medicaid expansion, and over time instituting a new per-capita funding formula for the program. The horror,” writes Rich Lowry.
“For those 22 million the CBO estimates would lose coverage under the Senate bill — 28,600 excess deaths,” writes Philip Bump.
People of color have known for ages that there’s a penalty for driving while black or Hispanic, writes Esther J. Cepeda. The question is, why?
“Stopping Trump is imperative, so long as it doesn't require the party rethinking its uncompromising stance on abortion, guns or immigration,” writes Rich Lowry.
“If this bill were truly about health care, Republicans would take all the tax cuts out and use that money to ease the pain their bill would cause. But they won't, because the tax cuts are the thing that matters to them,” writes E.J. Dionne.
“In their replacement of Obamacare, congressional Republicans promise to achieve greater frugality in Medicaid, which helps low-income Americans, without inflicting more hardship. The melancholy truth: Not gonna happen,” writes Steve Chapman.
“The Iranian-Russian strategy is a nightmare for the entire Sunni Middle East. And for us too.” writes Charles Krauthammer. “The Pentagon seems bent on preventing it.”
“Overall, this picture of a divided Rome – a mix of power politics, of stoic ideals giving way to ego – should give pause to modern audiences,” writes Jyotsna G. Singh.