Republicans Need a Real Health Care Plan

Health care was a top issue in the 2018 midterm beatdown of the GOPGetty Images

The GOP may never run on a health care agenda, but it needs a health care plan to avoid electoral whippings

Republicans got pummeled at the ballot box last month on health care. Yes, it was an anti-Trump wave, centered in…

Republicans may be prone to pay little heed to such a trend because aside from opposing Obamacare, health care is a leading campaign issue for Republicans about as often Democrats run on regulatory relief for small businesses. Yet, health care was not only the leading issue for Democrats, accounting for ½ of their advertising, it led exit polls as the top issue of voters at 41% (immigration was a distant second at 23%). Those citing health care voted 75/23 Democratic.

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