Voters should call out duplicity on pre-existing conditions

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October 24, 2018 - 9:07 AM

Andrea Deutsch, 50, stands in her Narberth pet store in Philadelphia on the morning of Friday, June 22, 2018. She has dealt with Type 1 diabetes almost her whole life. Before the Affordable Care Act, she struggled to find affordable health insurance that would cover what they considered a pre-existing condition and she worries about how she would pay for care if the ACA protections went away. Maggie Loesch/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

Imagine a Republican candidate saying into the camera:

“As a conservative, I believe in market-based health care.

I’m sorry if you were born with a pre-existing medical condition that makes you uninsurable, but how is that the responsibility of your fellow taxpayers?

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