March 7, 2014

Who’s Counting the Uninsured?

Nobody, that’s who.

When Democrats were making the case for ObamaCare, they insisted that the primary problem they were trying to solve was covering the “47 million uninsured.” But when asked for metrics on how ObamaCare is solving that problem, we get this from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: “That’s not a data point we are really collecting in any sort of systematic way.” In other words, they’re not even bothering to check up on how the law is meeting its purpose. That can mean only one thing: Come election time, it’s easier for Democrats to defend their intentions than their results. Because according to one survey, only one in 10 uninsured people have enrolled so far. But just remember, Obama says, if you don’t sign up, “you’re punishing yourself or your family.”

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