How do you parody a President who is a parody of a real President? The answer is : constantly
Isn’t Mass one of the states that’s exempt from Ocare anyway?
Agreed, every time I turn on the TV ... purple lips is on, spewing his BS.
I thought Romneycare in Mass. was in deep trouble and they want to get rid of it.
I think they meant he’s going to ask for patients.
Yeah Barry, give us an excuse to pull the wool back on the POS system up in Mass.
“President Obama will argue Wednesday that Obamacare merits the patience “
Yes, be patient while we lie like a rug to you and take you to the cleaners.
The proponents of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have a number of talking points, the favorite of which seems to be that Obamacare is really a Republican idea. The purpose of this talking point is to create the illusion of bipartisanship and promote the idea that the GOP only wants to argue about its name.
The argument that follows the talking point is that the ACA is based on the GOP’s Romneycare. Let’s forget that Romney vetoed many parts of the legislation. Let’s forget that the legislation was broadly expanded by Romney’s Democratic successor. Let’s forget that Romney distanced himself from his own plan during the Republican primaries largely because the idea was unpopular with actual Republicans. Finally, let’s forget the struggles Romney had to get the nomination, introducing the question of whether he is truly reflective of the party.
Even if Romney were a bedrock Republican endorsed by all 50 states, the ACA is vastly different from what Romney actually proposed. The ACA is comprehensive coverage rather than catastrophic coverage. Romney opposed the employer-based insurance concept, whereas the ACA heavily encourages it with tax subsidies and penalizes those who do not comply. The penalties in the ACA are as much as 10 times as much as those in Romneycare. So the talking point that the ACA draws on Romneycare is very loosely defined.
At least Romney’s launch was competently carried out, performed by professionals. Maybe without major corruption and cost overruns that might’ve been possible for ZeroCare. No, I take that last part back, as Barry has NO successes to his credit, other than seeing to his vote tally being (corruptly) higher than the other guys’.
We should all be as patient as the left was with Bush at the start of the Iraq war. Remember “Bush Lied, People Died”?
Do I recall you saying that RomneyCare didn’t have anything to do with 0bamaCare?
Politically, here ya go!
All I’m hearing when Obama talks...and all I have to say to him any more.
The taxpayers keep paying for him to fly anywhere he wants to go to push his agenda. He could sit in the white house and give the same speech. In fact, with technology today he could speak only to the people of Mass from the white house.