Thursday, November 14, 2013

All The Kings Horses And All The King's Men Couldn't Put Obamacare Together Again

"...Obama Expected To Announce That Millions Of Americans In 'Crappy' Plans And 'Substandard Policies' Can Keep Them ('till election)'" Tweet by Larry Elder

  • So, from the administration that compelled Americans to purchase Obamacare or denied insurance policies they liked, the president just announced Americans can continue the plans for 2014. Recall, these are the same plans the Obama administration said were crap or substandard (By the way, "substandard" to whom? While most Americans believe health costs are too high, most Americans liked their current insurance plans. CNN).
  • Folks, make no mistake, this was purely a political move to help Democrats in danger of losing their seats in the 2014 elections because of their support of Obamacare. It was also an announcement to appease a base he's been losing by the thousands each week. In addition, the very same Democrats who were clamoring for a fix knew---in 2010---that millions of Americans would lose their insurance plans.
  • Of course, many other questions are now being raised. For example, how do you get an insurance policy renewed that was cancelled? And even if you could renew that plan, what will the premiums now be?
  • Perhaps John Podhoretz  wrote it well in the NY Post today: "Obama needed his system to function like a well-oiled machine. But he took no steps to ensure it would, and now he's reaping the whirlwind." This is what "leading from behind" looks like. It's more proof of its obvious failure.
  • But a more important question has to also be raised. Are we to believe the numbers reported by the administration after having just witnessed their deceptions for the last three years? Obamacare is just one bead in the string of lies and deceptions from this administration and its enablers.
  • The media doesn't get a pass in this con either. They were complicit in reporting the deceptions as truth. They knowingly collaborated with the government in perpetuating this ruse, this Ponzi Scheme.
  • And while I'm in the mood of asking questions, I'll pose this one: how does a president lead a nation after losing whatever credibility he had left? Coincidentally,  Michael Goodwin answered that question today in the NY Post when he wrote: "No president can lead from such a deep, discredited hole."