However they got what the wanted. Pelosi admitted it would bankrupt the nation if it were not changed. Her tactic was to get something passed, and future lawmakers would have no choice to change it into something that worked.
Since then, it was saved by a Republican (Bush II I believe) appointed Supreme Court Justice, several Republican controlled States have decided they want the Federal dollars that go with expanding Medicaid, Pelosi and Obama have been re-elected.
The article sounds like it was written by someone from the far Left - criticizing someone who succeed.