Americans’ inability to see the two heads of the beast for what they are is exactly what led the country into a “choice” between Trump or Clinton.
The solutions being proposed for how to “fix” Obamacare are just more of the same kinds of interventions that have caused the problems in the first place.
Not only was it sold to the public on the basis of lies, but notwithstanding the US Supreme Court’s ruling to the contrary, Obamacare is unconstitutional.
Obamacare was sold to the public with the promises of lower premiums and greater competition. It’s no accident that the opposite has occurred.
Obamacare supporters naturally blame the market for less competition and rising insurance premiums, despite this being a predictable consequence of the law.
The criteria Paul Krugman uses when he declares Obamacare a great “success” are obtuse and perverse.
Obamacare: ‘Liberating’ Americans of Their Wealth (to ‘Solve’ Problems Created by Government in the First Place)
Paul Krugman hails Obamacare as “liberating” Americans by purportedly solving a problem that was actually created by government in the first place.
Obamacare is predictably resulting in longer hospital wait times due to the increased demand while the supply of doctors remains the same.
The Obamacare ‘coverage gap’ exists because the Obama administration and the Democratic supporters sought through the law to force people onto Medicaid.
I find it humorous that the media — and insurance companies — constantly refer to the “penalty” of Obamacare’s individual mandate. They (rightly) completely ignore the Alice-In-Wonderland logic of the Supreme Court’s ruling that it is a tax, but not a penalty, since penalizing people for not buying insurance would be unconstitutional. I can’t help but wonder what John Roberts and the other Supreme Court justices must think when they constantly read in the media about the “penalty”….