Haley Barbour Refuses To Say What Republicans Will Replace Obamacare With If It's Struck Down

Remember back in 2010 when the Republican mantra on Obamacare was "repeal and replace"? Well, if the SCOTUS does strike down the law, the GOP will have nothing left to say on the matter.

WALLACE: If the whole bill is struck down, Republicans talk about 'repeal and replace,' -- what are you going to replace that with?

BARBOUR: I think it will be pretty interesting if former constitutional law professor President Obama's signature law gets kicked out because it's unconstitutional...The fact of the matter is that the law is very unpopular. Unlike most entitlements, it has continued to stay unpopular after it was enacted.

Barbour then goes on to babble about how 35 states already have risk pools, and so the Affordable Care Act was really unnecessary, blah blah blah.

In other words: Republicans will replace Obamacare with nothing. Zip. Zero. So the 50M people in this country who don't have health insurance can pretty much suck it.

Thanks for clarifying that, Haley!

(h/t David)


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