Donald Trump said in a recent press conference that he had inherited a mess when he became president. This prompted the usual howls of outrage from the liberal press, but I think it is fair to say that every president inherits a mess. It goes with the job.
In at least one respect, however, Trump inherited not just a mess, but a steaming pile of dung. In other words, Obamacare. Obamacare and its state variants are in a death spiral. Everyone agrees that something needs to be done, but that “something” will have to get past a Democratic filibuster in the Senate. Time will tell what emerges from the wreckage of Obamacare, but in the meantime, Michael Ramirez sums up superbly the situation in which Republicans find themselves. Click to enlarge: