Paul Krugman+ Your Authors @paulkrugman Nobel laureate. Op-Ed columnist, @nytopinion. Author, “The Return of Depression Economics,” “The Great Unraveling,” "Arguing With Zombies," + more. Jun. 28, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

Why Obamacare is the only way to cover preexisting conditions 1/ 

Repealing the individual mandate hurt the ACA but didn't kill it, because subsidies have kept many healthy people in the marketplace. But states that restored the mandate have seen premiums drop 2/ 

This logic has been completely clear since the beginning. Claims that there is a much better alternative are zombies: more than a decade of failure to deliver should have killed them, but they're still eating Republican brains 3/

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