On Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that "Democrats are going to spend the next few months, including the August work period, focusing on the nation's health care system." Every campaign manager running a Democratic campaign would have winced at that idea, had it come at any point between 2009 and 2017. "I would be pretty surprised," said Guy Cecil, the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee's executive director in 2012 and 2014, at the idea a Democrat would willingly draw attention to health care so close to an election. Republicans hammered the Affordable Care Act or ACA, over and over, in the years after its passage in 2010. "Everything that was bad about health care was all the fault of Obamacare," Missouri Sen. Claire...
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Flipping The Script — Red State Democrats Campaign On Health Care