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5 consequences if the GOP manages to kill healthcare reform

The possibility our government will shut down and default on our borrowings in order to kill the Affordable Care Act should bring the Yeats poem “The Second Coming” to mind. But I believe I have found a more relevant comparison: “Pepi Longsocks.” The skit was broadcast as part of the brilliant Canadian comedy show SCTV and was a dead-on parody of the Swedish “Pippi Longstocking” movies kids growing up in the 1970s watched on weekend television.