Obama Apologizes for Broken ACA Promises; Wonks Weep
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  • gerald

    There were many exemptions given long before this moment allowing OTHER$ to keep THEIR Insurance plans “which they liked”. Why not issue one NOW, for THESE people?

    The problem that Obama has with the “wonks” wanting him to defend the cancellations and rate shocks as essential and ultimately beneficial parts of Obamacare is that THEY wanted HIM, The WONDERWORKER, to make the case, not themselves. THEY wanted HIM to take the heat, not themselves. THEY wanted to hide behind HIM and let HIM take the heat.

    Finally, he apologized for not following through on a promise he made, not for metaphorically P*ssing on us and telling us it was raining.

    • Corlyss

      Money, my dear, money.
      Every exemption they issue means that much less $$$ rolling into the treasury to support greedy geezers. There’s just not enough money in the young people do float the Obamacare boat. Geezers not only have most of the money; they got most of the votes. There’s no justice in this c8ckup of a health system. It will be Hillary’s job to figure out some way to restore economic justice to the fleeced, with higher taxes and greater transfer payments.

      • avery12

        Psshht what problem has Hillary ever solved?

        • Corlyss

          I would have gotten around to that later if the stupid voters were actually dumb enough to put her in.

  • Bruce

    Obama’s words no longer matter. The populace is laughing at him. Nixon said, “I don’t care if they hate me as long as they aren’t laughing at me.” They are laughing at Obama and he is a pathetic, diminished POTUS. Have you seen the Saturday Night Live skits? Did you see the skit from the Country Music Awards the other night? He can non-apologize apologize all he wants. Nobody cares and nobody believes him. This Youtube video is priceless. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRP8Do-IyRU

    • Corlyss

      A friend told me once that if there was one thing that earnest Progs/Libs/Dems/lefties could not stand, it was ridicule. That’s a workable thesis as long as they don’t have the reins of government yet. Once they have control, they can live with the ridicule.

  • Corlyss

    “Josh Barro makes this case here, Ezra Klein here, and Jonthan Cohn here.”

    If there were a Walter Duranty Prize, those 3 should get it.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    “I’m sorry I’m a lying POS” Suckers! I Won!

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