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'Stop Whining' and Take ObamaCare

Jul. 31, 2014

Rep Anna Eshoo (D-CA) told Republicans at a hearing debating a GOP proposal allowing people who like their insurance plans to keep them to just stop whining and swallow this part of ObamaCare. “Your plan is whining. Your plan is suing the president and using taxpayer dollars,” she said, changing the subject to another part of Washington drama. Outside the Beltway, we call this an ad hominem attack. She continued, “I hope no more ‘Saturday Night Live’ whining is brought up in legislation because it’s not attractive, it’s not truthful, and it really does not fit with the dignity of the American people.” And if anyone knows about dignity, it’s Democrats. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) noted that the 335,000 people in his state who had their health insurance plans canceled because of ObamaCare are “not whiners.” But those people can always seek health insurance on the $840 million federal health exchange. More…

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