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Most Trump voters do not yet comprehend the sort of mass cruelty Paul Ryan has planned for them Kim and Rich Rankin are the kind of people any voter should love. They called the boy with “soft eyes” who they adopted “Nathaniel,” which means “God’s gift” in Hebrew. “Adopting Nathaniel also meant taking on his host of medical issues,” Dom Smith writes in Stat News. “Most seriously, he was born with extra tissue in his already abnormally narrow airway. He needed a tracheostomy tube inserted at the base of his neck to breathe. If it came out — which it sometimes did — they had less than two minutes to replace it.” The cost of the medical supplies Nathaniel requires –“suction catheters, oxygen tubes, tracheostomy ties, and so on” — alone is $5,000 a month. Their saving grace is that as a former foster child Nathaniel still qualifies for Medicaid. But that could all change if Paul Ryan gets his way and is able to turn the federal Medicaid program into “block grants” that states can spe

Source: I honestly don’t believe that Trump voters want to take Nathaniel’s Medicaid | Eclectablog

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