If there’s any good to be had out the current political situation (which basically has us wanting to rip our hair out every day), we can at least take comfort in the seemingly endless amount of hilarious memes it has to offer. Case in point: it’s barely been 24 hours since Republicans released their proposal for heathcare legislation that would replace the Affordable Care Act – and the Internet is already not having it.
In short, as Refinery29 reports, “The American Health Care Act,” would scrap many parts of Obamacare, including the requirement that insurers cover preventative care – but it would keep provisions such as not allowing insurers to discriminate against those with pre-existing conditions and would allow young people to stay on their parents’ plans until the age of 26. However, the plan cuts nearly all federal funding to Planned Parenthood for a year, with no plan to reinstate it, and would likely leave far more people without coverage than there were under the Affordable Care Act.
People are pretty upset – so naturally, the Internet dealt with its outrage in the best way it knows how: via some ~fire~ memes that offer a comparison between Obamacare and the GOP’s version.
Things started just with a quick comparison of the former POTUS and his successor, but people quickly got creative:
Obamacare vs. Trumpcare pic.twitter.com/CFLKxNf5lS
— Mikel Jollett (@Mikel_Jollett) March 7, 2017
Obamacare vs. GOP Replacement pic.twitter.com/Ajs2fhzKnk
— Ira Madison III (@ira) March 7, 2017
Obamacare vs. the Obamacare replacement pic.twitter.com/vf6rQRou2l
— Fun_Beard (@Fun_Beard) March 7, 2017
ACA vs GOP Replacement pic.twitter.com/KL8qMKGSQH
— Alternative Snacks (@Jewles) March 7, 2017
Obamacare v. GOP replacement pic.twitter.com/MiyFNhOMTW
— Liz Pierson (@liz_pierson) March 7, 2017
Obamacare vs. GOP replacement pic.twitter.com/Pi7oRc6lgl
— Dana Schwartz (@DanaSchwartzzz) March 7, 2017
ObamaCare vs. GOP Replacement pic.twitter.com/lvnuLFC8YQ
— Jackie Carbajal (@jackiecarbajal) March 7, 2017
Please never change, Twitter.