Just as only Nixon could go to China, perhaps only a conservative could be America’s first black president. At the time, the man who ran on hope and change was seen as a forward thinking and extremely liberal man, even if his greatest policy a

chievement, the Affordable Care Act, was modeled after a social policy that came from Mitt Romney, a Republican.

That this market-driven solution to America’s inefficient and chaotic healthcare system went from a moderate right-of-center solution to a harbinger of socialist death camps in a few years is a testament to the power of right-wing rhetoric…

Michael Foster

I write mostly on economics, finance, and politics from the perspective of a pragmatist. See me at http://michaelfoster.info.

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