Elderly, lifelong conservatives are not going to switch to voting for progressives. But we saw in 2006 and 2008 that some will skip a cycle or two, if they’re worried and/or po’d enough.
In an interview with “Fox & Friends,” HHS Secretary Tom Price was asked about part of Republicans’ bill that widens the possible ratio of premium prices between young and old people from 3:1 to 5:1, allowing insurers to charge older people more.
“That’s going in the wrong direction,” Steve Doocy said.
“Well, it’s pricing for what individuals’ health status is, and that’s important to appreciate,” Price said. “Somebody’s going to pay for health coverage for the American people, and the question is how do you do that.