Nicolle Wallace is the perfect MSNBC kind of Republican: the kind who isn't sure if she opposes Obamacare.
On today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough was seeking to make the point that while Republicans are divided over tactics, they are ideologically united in opposition to Obamacare. To demonstrate his thesis, Scarborough asked Wallace whether she supports Obamacare, taking it for granted that she would express her opposition. Amazingly, Wallace responded that she "wasn't sure anymore," then quoted her [former Bush aide] husband who had wondered "what do we hate about it?" She did then catch heself and admitted to not supporting Obamacare on the grounds that the government is not a competent deliverer of healthcare. Too late: Wallace had already betrayed her RINO roots. View the video after the jump.
If someone, asked whether they support Obamacare, does not instinctively respond in the negative, given that the law represents everything that opponents of big government disdain, then that someone is no Republican, let alone a conservative.
In place of these bland, careerist RINOs, imagine how entertaining and enlightening Morning Joe would be if a passionate, brilliant conservative were a regular member of the panel. Picture, for example, Morning Joe with a daily dose of . . . Mark Levin!
JOE SCARBOROUGH: This is what's so maddening also -- do you support Obamacare?
NICOLLE WALLACE: I don't know any more. My [former Bush aide] husband asked me the other day, what do we hate about it? No, I don't support Obamacare because I think the government is an incompetent deliverer of health care.