The State of Wisconsin has now 'fessed up and told us that nearly 70% (roughly 54,000) of low-income residents whom Scott Walker dropped from BadgerCare health coverage did not -- as Walker suggested would happen -- purchase health insurance through the federal affordable care marketplace.
Comes as no surprise, because anyone with a calculator and an honest approach to the issue knew months ago that most of those who, thanks to Walker, are bereft of BadgerCare couldn't afford the private plans offered through the marketplace. Indeed, they have so little income they wouldn't qualify for the federal subsidies that make it affordable. But Walker claimed great success in advance, anyway.
I posted this here back in May: