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No, Paul Ryan's Budget Doesn't Maintain the Obamacare Tax Hikes

clarityseeker2 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 1:16 PM
For the record (knowing the meateaters are nearby), I would love to see ObamaScare repealed. I have put effort into same. I simply see it as a mountain that is too steep to climb given all the variables needed to do so. Have at it----repeal the lousy legislation. Those who think it is a realistic ascent, more power to you.

Some of the primary criticisms of Paul Ryan's new budget pertain to its treatment of Obamacare and healthcare generally.  For instance, some observers point out that the plan relies on full repeal, which is improbable in the extreme, while others upbraid Ryan for including  Obamacare's Medicare cuts, which the Romney/Ryan ticket ran against last year.  I addressed these critiques on Tuesday:

Ryan's critics will therefore criticize his plan as an unrealistic waste of time. This is unfair. Budgets are intended to reflect the values and priorities of its supporters. The Republican Party remains in...