The Kaiser Family Foundation discovers the problem with Kentucky and Medicaid expansion here now that Matt Bevin has taken office.
Majorities of Democrats (89%), Independents (75%), and even Republicans (54%) want to keep the state’s Medicaid expansion as is.
Of the people who voted for Matt Bevin last month, 50% want him to cut Medicaid.
My problem is with the 42% of Bevin voters who expect Bevin to keep Medicaid as is. “Bevin won’t take coverage away from me“, they said. “Just, you know, those people.” And Bevin may in fact figure out a way to do it.
But my guess is there’s going to be a substantial chunk of Bevin voters who are going to find out the hard way that when politicians tell you exactly who they are, you should believe them…