From a wide range of commentary it seems apparent Obamacare was the defining issue which cost Crooked Hillary her political career.
Looking back, it is amazing the Democrats did not see it coming. Here was a piece of legislation, all 2,000 pages of it, rammed through congress under urgency even though nobody had read it because it was too long and complicated. Americans were told again and again that they could keep their own doctors and that premiums would not go up.
Well, a week before the election the markets opened for hapless Americans to roll up and buy their new health care packages. To their horror, they found that not only had premiums increased out of sight but they could no longer go to their own doctors. It turns out, for a family with three dependent children, the yearly premium cost plus 'excess' for one claim exceeds the average annual wage in America for a blue collar worker. (read rust belt Democrat) However, the true master stroke on the part of the Democrats was to allow the fellow who devised Obamacare onto national television to explain that they had to lie about it as otherwise they could not get the bill enacted.
Such is the stuff of political disaster.
Obamacare was the major reason for the large scale defection of working class former Democrat voters who rushed to support the candidate who promised to repeal Obamacare. They became Trump's Democrats.
Thus did the Obamacare volcano trigger a tsunami of voter defection which lifted Trump on high and carried him into the White House, drowning Crooked Hillary in the process and destroying the structures of the Democratic Party at all levels across the US.
This destruction will be the only thing for which America's worst ever president will be remembered twenty years from now.
I forgot to add, Malcolm Turnbull will face a similar tsunami here in Australia if he continues to meddle with people's private super accounts. He needs to sit down for an hour's counseling on the subject from Jim Bolger.
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