Saturday, October 12, 2013

Stewart Slams GOP Governors for Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

Jon Stewart criticized Republican governors in 26 states for rejecting Medicaid expansion, even though the federal government would cover the expenses for three years followed by a nominal cost. Stewart said that the refusal is the result of “Spite, the emotion that makes you turn down millions of dollars that would go to the working poor, because you hate the president.” He pointed out that rejectionist states need the help the most–and take in more federal money than they pay out. Further, the GOP’s plan for health care, “go to the emergency room,” as articulated by Mitt Romney, results in increased private insurance costs. Watch:

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