Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz can’t understand why the mainstream media views the repeal of Obamacare as a “bizarre proposition,” noting that the healthcare bill is “the most unpopular law in the country.”
Cruz spoke with ABC’s Jon Karl about his promise to “repeal every single word of Obamacare” while at CPAC this week. “We can acknowledge that that’s not going to happen while Barack Obama is president, right?” a skeptical Karl asked.
“Yeah, I’ll give you one scenario where it could,” the conservative senator responded. “If there’s one thing that unifies politicians of both parties, it’s their top priority is preserving their own hide.”
“And if enough congressional Democrats realize that they either stand with Obamacare and lose or listen to the American people and have a chance of staying in office, that’s the one scenario we can do it in 2015,” Cruz continued. “If not, we’ll do it in 2017.”
The ABC reporter was incredulous: