She Opened Her Mind, And Saw The Light.

It was the end of Obama’s second term and I was arguing about politics with my mother, standing in her kitchen spouting off about Obamacare and universal health care... I was the quintessential low info voter, a lifelong Democrat because they just seem so much cooler than Republicans, right? And I had voted for Obama twice, the first time because he was such a charismatic speaker (the second time because I thought he just needed a little more time to get the things done). My mother patiently listened, and then she asked me a simple question: “But...there’s a difference between health care and health insurance, right?” That was it. The whole ball of wax unraveled with just one little tug on a

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