Harold Pollack at the New Republic looks at ways Republican governors are trying to change Medicaid, courting disaster for a program that has helped the poor receive adequate medical care for almost fifty years. Keep an eye on this issue: It will show just how ridiculous is the GOP belief in the market's ability to solve all problems. And, Catholics should begin making noise: We defend the poor when no one else will. Hands off Medicaid!
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