We already know that Florida's Republican lawmakers could care less if low income Floridians die without the health care they would have access to if the legislature had allowed Medicaid expansion. After all, Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford has proudly bragged about blocking it, even though his own family befitted from it. While blocking it, they've made excuses, claiming that it will cost too much for Florida taxpayers later on (which has been debunked), in spite of the fact they're sending away Florida tax dollars we've already paid by turning down that $51 billion in federal funding. If they really care about our tax dollars, why are they still sending them elsewhere?
There is no plausible logic in their reasoning for cutting off the uninsured. They, along with all the others in their party, simply don't like President Obama, nor his Affordable Care Act in spite of its success. They are perfectly willing to let Floridians die for spite. Pure and simple.
This point is about to be proved again, because Sen. Bill Nelson has just called their bluff with a solution, and already Republicans are balking at his proposal: