Good read below. I am not savvy enough to have actually predicted it, but after watching Lincoln (2012), it was more or less what I was expecting. If you haven’t seen this wonderful movie, I highly recommend you do.
From Joel B. Pollak, Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News and author of How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution —
Exactly two weeks ago, this author predicted the defeat of the American Health Care Act — and explained that it was a step towards the final, actual deal that will repeal and replace Obamacare.
President Donald Trump faces three irreconcilable factions: the GOP establishment, conservatives, and Democrats. He must bring them together — to “deliver the goods,” a key rule in The Art of the Deal. But first he must show them “the downside” — and convince them they will fail on their own.
[CtH: This is what I saw in Lincoln … a Republican president determined to get his bill passed through a Congress divided into a hostile Democrat minority, and a two-faction Republican majority.]
The most difficult faction to deal with is the Republican establishment — not because they are politically strong, but because on policy issues like health care, they are convinced that they have all the answers and that Trump just does not understand.
So he let them make the first move …
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