Sunday, March 17, 2013
South Carolina Republican Suggests GOP Opposes Medicaid Expansion Because Obama Is Black | ThinkProgress
Rep. Kris Crawford, a Republican from Florence and also an emergency room doctor, supports the expansion but expects the Republican caucus to vote as a block against the Medicaid expansion.
“The politics are going to overwhelm the policy. It is good politics to oppose the black guy in the White House right now, especially for the Republican Party,” Crawford said.