Title says it all and link to Think Progress article. Think Progress - How A Rand Paul Republican From Alabama Learned To Love Obamacare ---- My personal commentary about this guy relates to something that I learned from a political science class I took. That is, much of what we know about general public policy and politics is how these things affect us on an individual level. In this case, it took Joshua Pittman a life threatening condition for him to realize the benefits of a policy that ideally benefits society as a whole. I think it is a great start for him to start seeing the bigger picture in regards to the Affordable Care Act.