Obamacare

After the release of the US Senate’s “morally bankrupt” healthcare bill — which would impose deep cuts to Medicaid, eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood and give huge tax breaks to the wealthy — an NBC New

US President Donald Trump promised to cut through the disarray in the two parties of capitalism in the US by forcing on them a new strongman – himself – who knows how to get things done and make deals.

But the Republican health insurance debacle, with Trump’s replacement to Obamacare being withdrawn due to lack of support in Congress, not only cut him down to size, but represented the triumph of that very disarray over the new president. The strongman proved to be not so strong and the dealmaker could not close the deal.

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