Donald Trump and his henchmen keep promising to protect health insurance coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions. They’re lying to you, probably because it’s what they do best and also because the president has no idea how to spell “ACA,” much less describe what’s in the law. 

The truth is that Trump’s entire agenda circulates around re-election and erasing the Obama legacy because he’s all about revenge — petty, self-serving Mafia-cosplay — and he doesn’t really care if his own supporters aren’t able to buy affordable health insurance due to his nincompoopery. This is why the president and his sidekick, Attorney General Bill Barr, are refusing to defend the ACA in court after a ludicrous ruling by a Trump-supporting Texas judge who also doesn’t understand how the law works.

Read the rest of Bob Cesca’s piece at Salon