Ryancare is supposed to entice working-class people voluntarily into the system. But, passing Step One is no guarantee that Step Two will pass. The Wisconsin Two-Step, like the dance from Texas, may involve a lot of motion that brings you back to where you started.
A recent article by Paul Rosenberg in Salon contends that Paul Ryan, the Republican congressman from Wisconsin and erstwhile running mate of Mitt Romney, exhibits many of the hallmarks of a psychopath. Rosenberg claims that Ryan is “arrogant, manipulative, deceitful, and remorseless.” Whether Ryan is guilty of any or all of these sins or not, they seem to fit the bill of another prominent figure in Washington, DC: Barack Obama. Is the president a psychopath?