Skip to comments.Obamacare anniversary provides more 2014 fodder
Posted on 03/22/2014 7:29:17 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Four years after its passage, the debate over the Affordable Care Act is far from over. The controversial measure was signed into law on March 23, 2010, but President Obama and Democrats this week illustrated that the law is still a tough sell, especially during a midterm election year.
Mr. Obama on Thursday gave Democrats a blueprint for explaining the law on the campaign trail while tying it to other Democratic campaign themes, such as expanding women's economic opportunities.
"Before we passed Obamacare, it was routine for insurance companies to charge women significantly more than men for health insurance -- it's just like the dry cleaners," Mr. Obama said at a Florida event focused on women's economic issues. "You send in a blouse, I send in a shirt -- they charge you twice as much. But the same thing was happening in health insurance. And so we've banned that policy for everybody."
That's the sort of message Democrats will take to their constituents this weekend, as they celebrate the law's anniversary.
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Now BOTH women and men will equally pay significantly more.
That's like Dr. Mengele giving Jews an opportunity to do something for the Fuhrer. Bound to end poorly.
Obamacare. It’s so good for you it’s mandatory. And it’s so mandatory you’ll be thrown in jail, fined, and have your property confiscated by the IRS. We’ll be watching you! Now eat your peas knuckleheads.
Why didn't he say "Before we passed Obamacare, it was routine for insurance companies to charge older people significantly more than younger people for health insurance."?