President Obama learned from the mistakes of Bill Clinton in rolling out the Health Care Reform Initiative. Obama has the benefit of wide spread political support from the American people, but not from Republicans in the house and senate. The American people put Obama in office. The election was more a repudiation of 8 years of Republican strategy and certainly not an endorsement of Republican doctrine.
Republican ideology is the same. Spend less, Taxes Less. That is their only message. The trouble is Republicans have never cared about the working poor or even those who are laid off, trouble is Republican have never given much thought to helping those less fortunate receive a job.
When raising the minimum wage for workers came up time and time again. Republicans voted against it. When the issues of providing Health Care for Children came up, Republicans voted against it. They do not believe in “trickle down” theory of economics. Article of Health Care Reform.