There is Trump’s Depravity, and Then There Is Trump’s Utter Depravity: What I Think Progressives Need to Do Right Now

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There is depravity. See, for example, Nancy LeTourneau, Trump Continues to Base Policy on What He Hears on Fox News.

And then there is the utter depravity of denying health insurance to laid off workers, because, and only because, the insurance bears the name of his despised African-American predecessor. How Trump surprised his own team by ruling out Obamacare: Insurers were prepared to extend coverage, HHS officials were largely on board, but the White House refused to reopen enrollment.

Recently, I had an email wanting me to sigh a petition to tell the networks to stop airing the evening Trump Shit Shows. Nope. Not signing that petition.

And right now, as we are in media res, is not the time for 30-second commercials hitting Trump.

But here is what I think we do need to do right now. And do it again. And do it again and again:

EXERT ALL POSSIBLE PRESSURE ON TRUMP TO REOPEN THE ENROLLMENT PERIOD FOR THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT