“To put the 24 million coverage loss in perspective, that reverses the entire coverage gain from the ACA.” The CBO numbers on TrumpCare were not very promising. Here’s the most perplexing part of the new health plan: “Some of the harshest consequences of the GOP’s health bill would fall on rural Republican strongholds — precisely the voters who helped elect Trump.”

+ We’ve gotten used to alternative facts. The rage strategically directed towards the Congressional Budget Office is something a bit different than a war on facts. It’s a war on analysis. (My shrink once accused me of waging one of those.)