Sunday, March 23, 2014
Fourth Down and Ten to Go
Your health is a political football.
There are some Democrats that are disenchanted with the Affordable Care Act, however the majority still seem intent upon disregarding the early warning signs of catastrophe.
Public opinion: According to a CNN poll 39% of Americans say they support the heal th care law, up from 35% in December, which was it’s record low. The four percentage point increase is within the survey’s sampling error. Fifty-seven percent questioined say they oppose the measure, down five points from December.”
This is the good news ?
The White House says that 4.2 million people have signed up for coverage on the exchanges but have refused to report how many have actually paid, and are therefore enrolled. It is estimated that only 1 million of those who “signed up” were previously uninsured. These numbers fail to make a serious dent in the nearly 50 million people promised help by Obamacare.
from the National Review Online: The Corner March 17, 2014