Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean is putting that medical degree to work, pronouncing dead the “first GOP fatality” of Obamacare. If only Florida had expanded its Medicaid program, well … there’s really no way to know what would have happened.

Would she have lived despite her heart condition if she qualified for Medicaid? That would take a huge number of assumptions, and Dean seems to have no problem making them, as long as the GOP is to blame.

Now that Piers Morgan has some free time, perhaps he and Dean can start up a grave-dancing troupe.

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Think Progress has more about the woman, under the headline, “This 32-Year-Old Florida Woman Is Dead Because Her State Refused To Expand Medicaid.” “I am burying my best friend because of the policies of the Republican Party,” contends a friend of the woman in a blog post.