- Florida's governor says Dems want to convince public that it would be uncompassionate to roll back the welfare state
- True compassion is helping create opportunities to get education, jobs, and help to drive down cost of health care, he says
Rick Scott is the Republican governor of Florida and was the co-founder of the Columbia Hospital Corporation. The views expressed in this commentary are solely his.
(CNN)At the heart of the current debate in Washington on how, if and when to repeal and replace Obamacare, there is one fundamental aspect of the discussion that deserves more attention than it's getting. With Obamacare, President Obama enacted a massive expansion of the welfare state. And, not surprisingly, Obamacare has resulted in widespread increases in premiums and costs are expected to continue increasing.