“The one I am counting on the most [to push nationalized health care] is Trump.” This might seem like an odd statement from the Left, especially considering it it came from RoseAnn DeMoro, the executive director of the National Nurses United union. The nurses union is one of a number of organizations that see Donald Trump’s stance on the Affordable Care Act as a potential opportunity to get states on board with universal health care. As the Republican-led Congress guides the country back to the dark ages of pre-existing conditions, aiming to leave millions without health care, it looks like it is up to the states to change the way America thinks about its medical care.
The nurses aren’t the only people looking at Trump’s election for its potential silver linings alongside the mammoth, terrifying dark cloud. Bernie Sanders took the temperature of