You're working two jobs and have no health insurance, or are underinsured, or you worry about friends and family without coverage. Here's some news for you: Republicans in charge of the House have an aggressive, multipart health care plan.
Trouble is, their plan won't help you. It uses you. Heavy on politics and extra-light on policy, The New York Times reports on GOP efforts today:
"WASHINGTON -- The memo distributed to House Republicans this week was concise and blunt, listing talking points and marching orders: "Because of Obamacare, I Lost My Insurance." "Obamacare Increases Health Care Costs." "The Exchanges May Not Be Secure, Putting Personal Information at Risk." "Continue Collecting Constituent Stories."
"The document, the product of a series of closed-door strategy sessions that began in mid-October, is part of an increasingly organized Republican attack on the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature legislative initiative. Republican strategists say that over the next several months, they intend to keep Democrats on their heels through a multilayered, sequenced assault."
"The idea is to gather stories of people affected by the health care law — through social media, letters from constituents, or meetings during visits back home — and use them to open a line of attack, keep it going until it enters the public discourse and forces a response, then quickly pivot to the next topic."