Republicans: I Hope You Actually Have a “Replace” Plan
by J. Andrew Zalucky
Though I am disappointed in President Obama, I really hope the Republicans will start to articulate their own ideas clearly before the election comes. One of the problems with the Democratic wave of 2006 and 2008 was that it relied too much on anti-war sentiment and not enough on a solid, well-detailed and convincing liberal agenda to sell to the electorate. In this climate of ad-hominem attacks on the authenticity of President Obama’s “Americanism”, I think the Republicans risk making the same mistake. Mouthing off about the evils of the Affordable Care act and “getting our fiscal house in order” is all fine and good until the responsibility lands back in your lap.
Perhaps we should turn to a former President for a word of advice on the matter: