Email #3, Subject: an immediate delay?

I just read over the weekend that you’re planning on “repealing but delaying” Obamacare? What does that mean? How can you vote to repeal something while at the same moment vote not to repeal it? I heard the “delay” will be several years? How’s that different from NOT repealing it? And yet I heard the repeal will be “immediate,” meaning, I guess, the vote to repeal it will be immediate but not the actual repealing? How is that anything but complete doubletalk? Would you please clearly and directly explain your position on Obamacare?

Chris Gavaler

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Author: Chris Gavaler

Chris Gavaler is an assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University where he teaches creative writing, contemporary fiction, and comics. He has published two novels, Pretend I'm Not Here (HarperCollins 2002) and School For Tricksters (Southern Methodist University 2011), and two nonfictions, On the Origin of Superheroes (Iowa University 2015) and Superhero Comics (Bloomsbury forthcoming 2017).

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