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A very good friend who happens to be very conservative told me the theory of trickle-down economics is a Democratic straw man. He claimed Republicans have never ascribed to trickle-down economics, it was a phrase invented and used only by Democrats. He's partially right.
"It's not who votes that counts, it's who counts the votes." This quote has been attributed to Josef Stalin, and while it's hard to prove if he actually said it, the sentiment is irrefutable. And to take it to the next logical progression, it's who determines who is allowed to vote that really counts
The Affordable Care Act ended up adopting conservative concepts that Republicans should have embraced. Their input could very well have alleviated some of the concerns of my two conservative friends. But to use a poker idiom, the right decided to bet on a strategy of obstruction and destruction