For eight long years, Republicans have been promising the American people that they would “Repeal and Replace” Obamacare. This week, the House Republicans unveiled their attempt at a healthcare reform bill which has been met with great opposition within their own party.
No need to worry, though. After all, this is what Donald Trump was elected for. The guy makes deals and many conservatives still need to be sold on the American Healthcare Act. With opposition coming from both directions; the Tea Party faction saying the bill is essentially a revised version of Obamacare, while the more independent Republicans aren’t ready to eliminate Medicaid expansion, Trump finds himself in a very familiar and comfortable position – a deal maker ready to make a deal.
He sits down in front of his computer and logs in to Twitter. He’s armed only with a list of his congressional critics, his pent up anger, and the self control of a 4 year old. The first 44 Presidents of our country would probably extend an olive branch to the naysayers in an effort to persuade them. Not 45. He deals with personal attacks directed at his target’s soft spot, without any regard for truth or consequences.
Trump fires twitter bullets at six of his most vocal critics. They hit their marks. Homosexual sexting scandals directed at Lindsay Graham. POW jabs taken at McCain. Rand Paul is blackmailed with a secret Mexican grand baby. Trump keeps punching, with the stamina and heart of a 34 year old Evander Holyfield, who was known as “The Real Deal”. Trump is known for the “Art of the Deal” and he is painting his masterpiece.
Whether or not a deal gets done is yet to be seen, but after the barrage of insults strategically hurled at his prospects, it’s hard to imagine that this doesn’t result in a done deal.