"Try your plan in Washington st., and when it works so well, is affordable, and the services don't suffer, I'll urge my state rep to adopt it."
When the Republicans had more power, they doubled social security tax, started two wars, passed tax cuts that went mostly to wealthy, put in supreme court justices that make all sorts of wacky decisions,...
So we tried their plan and it didn't work so well in my opinion, but the super wealthy got super wealthier so from their perspective, it worked just fine
Now the Democrats ended the two wars, got rid of some of the unfair tax cuts, finally after decades out-maneuvered the Republicans and got passed some sort of a solution to health care.
This is the way our government works - you and I don't get to opt out of stuff we disagree with