It's easy to get bogged down in the abstract side of the American healthcare debate and lose sight of the real impact it has on ordinary, innocent people everywhere. Which is why it's so powerful when those very people share their stories and reveal the heavy toll exacted by an incompetent, unfeeling government.
Alison Chandra did just that in a series of heart-wrenching tweets that went viral: She told us exactly what her family and her beautiful son Ethan—who has endured many heart surgeries and faces untold health difficulties going forward—could expect under the GOP's new healthcare plan. And it was nothing short of staggering.
With her message resonating far and wide, Alison even had the chance to speak directly to lawmakers on CNN on Sunday morning. And with the president himself being a devoted cable news viewer, there's a decent chance he saw the segment.
If Trump really wants the healthcare plan to have "heart," as he professed on Sunday morning, he probably ought to make sure it helps family's like Ethan's.