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So I'm driving into work this morning, listening on the Stephanie Miller show to clips of Romney telling the NAACP that he will repeal "Obamacare," when it hits me:

The Republicans are well and truly f#*ked. They HAVE TO repeal "Obamacare."
Here's why:

Unless the Republicans can erase from the public record all vestiges of the Affordable Care Act, they will have to spend the rest of their lives - literally, the rest of their lives - hearing Americans refer to their medical insurance plans as "Obamacare."

Let that sink in.

Think about the phrase, "Social Security." Think about what a taken-for-granted phrase that is. Every single adult American knows what "Social Security" is.

Think about "Medicare." Who doesn't know what that is?

Think about the "Miranda warning." What's a "Sigalert"? Diesel engine. Zamboni, for god's sake.

Morse code
Ferris wheel
Marshall Plan
Monroe Doctrine


Yes, that's right: The man the neoracist oligarchic xenophobic tribal other-haters want to light their hair on fire about will be named every time anyone in their gott-blessid United States of Amrka mentions health insurance.




It will serve as a reminder of just exactly who it was who brought health coverage to the vast majority of Americans - and, for those who were alive during its birthing, a reminder of just which party fought tooth and nail to kill it. Democratic success, Republican epic fail.





I hope they never get used to hearing it.

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