Our favorite disenfranchising governor has just agreed to allow the expansion of Medacaid in Florida.
It appears he has had a warming of the heart concerning the poor... as long as the Feds are picking up the tab.
While the federal government is committed to paying 100 percent of the cost of new people in Medicaid, I cannot in good conscience deny the uninsured access to care,” he explained in a speech late Wednesday.More below the fold.
Rick Scott was one of the most vocal opponents of Obamacare. He used plenty of his own personal money to fight Obamacare.
In what I believe is a stunning move Rick Scott has caved on fighting Obamacare.
This could signal the shift for participation by GOP governors to allow their states to be a part of this historic program. Hopefully Scott's participation will be the "C'mon in the water is fine." invitation that the rest of the Gov's need.
It will be interesting to see what the Limbaugh/GOP punditocracy will be saying tomorrow.
Another victory for Obama.