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Sen. Ron Johnson: My plan would protect patients
USA Today

Americans went to the polls in November 2012 unaware that President Obama’s assurance, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it,” would be crowned “Lie of the Year” by PolitiFact. A year later, millions of Americans lost health care plans they liked and could afford while also losing access to doctors they knew and trusted.

It is difficult to hold a rational political argument based on predictions. Besides, former governor Mitt Romney, author of “Romneycare” in Massachusetts, was particularly ill-suited to make the case against Obamacare. As a result, repeal and replacement of Obamacare was not the central issue of 2012.