Greg Sargent chronicles recent changes in red states and among Republicans in Congress. Obamacare is more acceptable. Whether you're a Republican like the Utah governor who has turned around and expanded Medicaid or whether you're a Republican candidate in West Virginia who now calls it "great" and "excellent," they're just not singing their old, off-key tunes.
There are increasing signs that the GOP’s total war opposition to Obamacare is becoming tougher to sustain. The basic organizing principle – that only maximum resistance is acceptable in the face of such an existential threat to American freedom – is still widely dominant. But there are scattered indications it’s giving way to an implicit acknowledgment that the law’s fundamental goal — expanding health coverage and security to those who lack it, through more federal oversight and spending – has some moral validity. ...Sargent,WaPo
And there's a hint of rising approval rates for the President.