Friday, January 25, 2013

A few GOP governors learn math

It became obvious during the last election that not only did many Republicans eschew science, they aren't very interested in math either.

That's why I got such a kick out of a headline at the conservative site Real Clear Politics this morning:

Medicaid Math Trumps Ideology for GOP Governors

Just savor that one for a moment. 
Call it the revolt of the West or, alternatively, the triumph of economics over ideology.

Breaking ranks with Republican colleagues, four conservative GOP governors who preside in capitals west of the Mississippi River have decided to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid, the state-federal health care program for low-income families and the disabled.
That's what a little pragmatism will do for you :-)

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