Jan Brewer, say it ain’t so.
The Arizona governor has recently flipped and signed up for the Medicaid expansion available under Obamacare.
Arizona was one of the states that claimed that the Medicaid mandate in Obamacare was unconstitutional, a contention upheld by the Supreme Court. In a letter to President Obama, Brewer called Obamacare “a vast new entitlement program that our country does not have the resources to support.”
So Brewer’s embrace of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion option comes as something of a surprise. What happened? According to the Wall Street Journal, Brewer’s switcheroo is indicative of “perverse ObamaCare incentives:”
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