House Republicans could pass a bill that funds the government while killing all ObamaCare spending. But the Democratic Senate could just amend the measure to restore funding and send it back to the House. What then? Even the defund strategy’s authors say they don’t want a government shutdown. But their approach means we’ll get one.
respected paycheck-generating commentator just called the Republican strategy to try to “defund” ObamaCare in the latest budget battle stupid.*