Perry, Obamacare and the Uninsured

As the U.S. Census Bureau released new statistics showing Texas again ranks highest for the percentage of people without health insurance, Gov. Rick Perry quietly laid out the next moves in his ongoing effort to derail Obamacare.

“We made the decision in the state of Texas that this is how we’re going to operate our state,” Perry said on CNN’s Crossfire last week, “that we don’t count as a big success the number of people on government assistance.”

Texas has fewer people with public health coverage than the nation as a whole — 28 percent of Texans ...

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