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Why can’t Republicans be more like Democrats?

When the Democrats passed Obamacare, they never even once argued about how it would work. They only talked about who was going to benefit and how—at least in public.

Republicans, by contrast, are bogged down in a hopelessly complicated debate over what to do about pre-existing conditions. And their focus is on something that is very uncharacteristic: regulation. Why aren’t they instead focused on markets?

John C. Goodman is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, President of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research, and author of the widely acclaimed Independent books, A Better Choice: Healthcare Solutions for America, and the award-winning, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. The Wall Street Journal and the National Journal, among other media, have called him the “Father of Health Savings Accounts.”

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A BETTER CHOICE: Healthcare Solutions for America
Obamacare remains highly controversial and faces ongoing legal and political challenges. Polls show that by a large margin Americans remain opposed to the healthcare law and seek to “repeal and replace” it. However, the question is: Replace it with what?

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