Skip to comments.This totally sums up why the Obamacare numbers (or lack thereof) make sense to liberals
Posted on 04/04/2014 10:31:32 AM PDT by The Looking Spoon
When I was fresh out of college I worked for the local county GOP for the 2004 election as a field rep. Basically, my job was to assist volunteer HQ's in recruiting other volunteers for precinct walks and phone banking for the election.
Most of it was a sham numbers game, and even though I didn't get it back then I understand why now. We were encouraged to essentially exaggerate by counting as a "yes" anyone who said anything other than a hard "no."
At the time I thought that was stupid, but now I understand that a maybe could turn into a yes. Still, if someone says they have 1000 volunteers for something the real number might be 10% of that.
That was a local GOTV effort, what's the difference between that and Obamacare's 7 million sign-up claim? Other than more power and money...nothing.
I would like to be able to find out how much this legislation has cost so far, then divide it by the 7.1 million people who have signed up. Cost per signup would make us all crap our pants. The govt could have just flat out paid for insurance coverage for those 7.1 million.